Paul Graham on Python hackers
Ng Pheng Siong
ngps at netmemetic.com
Sat Aug 7 17:50:51 CEST 2004
According to <510046470588-0001 at t-online.de>:
> whereas in that crap of Java, it's already hard to write a program
> that does nothing.
IIRC there was a stupid language shootout where the Java compiler noticed
the benchmark's main loop was a no-op and optimised it away, producing a
program that did nothing. So you do have the compiler to help you there.
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