Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut
(12 Sep 1953 - 23 Feb 1994)
Dutch computer scientist.
Science Quotes by Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut (1 quote)
In theory there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there is.
— Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut
Attributed. Although widely seen, a reliable source is never cited. If you know a primary print source, please contact Webmaster. Occasionally also seen attributed to Yogi Berra, Chuck Reid, Grant Gainey or Jerry Percell. The earliest example found by Webmaster is in Walter J. Savitch, An Introduction to the Art and Science of Programming (1986), where it is merely attributed as "Remark overheard at a computer science conference."