[ANNOUNCE] Garbage collection for Python

Christian Tismer tismer at tismer.com
Mon Apr 17 16:31:31 CEST 2000


Michael Hudson wrote:
> 
> Christian Tismer <tismer at tismer.com> writes:
> 
> > > I cam across a great quote the other day; I think it was attributed to
> > > Alan Perlis, and it was:
> > >
> > >     Simplicity follows complexity, not the other way round.
> >
> > Thank you a lot, it was exactly the quote I was trying
> > to look up, but I didn't find it again. It is very true.
> 
> Actually from
> 
>     http://www.cs.yale.edu/~perlis-alan/quotes.html
> 
> we find:
> 
> 31. Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it.
> 
> so I got the wording slightly wrong.  The intent's clear though.
> 
> now-wait-while-I-add-most-of-those-to-my-sig-file-ly y'rs
> Michael

Thanks a lot, this is a goldmine!

A-programming-language-is-low-level-when-its-programs-
   require-attention-to-the-irrelevant-ly y'rs - chris

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