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Several references to the quote "There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things" can be found, such as Martin Fowler's blog and others.

I'm unable to find the source of this quote, has he ever said it?

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Me, I'm interested in who came up with the variant: "There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors." –  Doug Kavendek Mar 8 at 5:15

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