BIG successes of Lisp
jrm at ccs.neu.edu
Tue Oct 14 20:02:08 CEST 2003
mike420 at ziplip.com writes:
> Joe Marshall wrote:
>> mike420 at ziplip.com writes:
>>> Ivan Toshkov wrote:
>>>> Besides, when I read the description of orbiz, I was with the
>>>> impression, that they prealocated the memory for just that reason: to
>>>> remove the need for garbage collection.
>>> An why would anyone do something this gross to optimize something
>>> that is not a real bottleneck? Think when you read. The fact is,
>>> they still had close their whole web site for maintenance every
>>> once in a while (I never said if it was a supercomputer cluser or
>>> a DOS machine) I added "AFAIK" qualifier because it may
>>> be an old and already resolved issue.
>>> Edi Weitz and Joe Marshall, you may stop kissing ass now. You
>>> need brains to work for ITA, not lips.
>> I'm well aware of the necessary qualifications for working at ITA.
> Do the necessary qualifications have anything to do with
> why you do not work there any more, while ITA is still
You're obviously more informed than I am, so you tell me.
> <insert random lie here, joe>
I did not inhale.
>> I worked there.
>> Any shutdown at Orbitz was (and is) unrelated to
>> garbage collection.
The expert speaks.
> Anyway, I'm getting tired of your mindless content-free
> pukes of posts.
I don't recall asking you.
> Someone said prunesquallor at comcast.net was
> also you. Is that right?
> If you strive for expressing balanced opinions, I might
> let you stick around and have my left-overs.
Why would I want those?
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