Catching Save - newbie
peter at engcorp.com
Wed Apr 16 21:53:16 CEST 2003
Michael Hudson wrote:
> And unless someone went to the bother of faking a poorly-scanned pdf
> of Knuth's paper, the quotation and attribution I gave is correct.
Oh, I quite believe that. I've seen it too...
> It is entirely possible that Hoare said something like this *as well*,
> of course. I don't have a reference, however, and have never seen
That is exactly what the pages I had found said. The wording wasn't
quite the same, but the meaning was, and I vaguely recall that even
Knuth attributed the sentiment to Hoare (but I'll have to do another
search myself before I insist on that point at all).
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