Optimized quoting (was Re: Speed?)
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Mon Jan 5 20:53:37 CET 2004
In article <m3brpi72rb.fsf at pc150.maths.bris.ac.uk>,
Michael Hudson <mwh at python.net> wrote:
>aahz at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) writes:
>> In article <mailman.43.1073115353.12720.python-list at python.org>,
>> John Hunter <jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu> wrote:
>>>Donald Knuth, God of Computer Science, said "Premature optimization is
>>>the root of all evil".
>> If Knuth is God, then Hoare is God's father:
>> "Premature optimization is the root of all evil in programming."
>> --C.A.R. Hoare (often misattributed to Knuth, who was himself quoting Hoare)
Anybody have a copy of _Literate Programming_ to check?
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