Too much code - slicing

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Mon Sep 20 05:36:42 CEST 2010

On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 11:18:57 +1200, Gregory Ewing wrote:

> AK wrote:
>> Afaik the idea is that you can read a novel at the speed of half a page
>> a second or so and understand it to the same extent as people who'd
>> read at a normal rate.
> I've never understood why anyone would *want* to read a novel that fast,
> though. For me at least, reading a novel is something done for pleasure,
> so reading it at ten times normal speed would waste 90% of the benefit.

Or reduce the pain by 90%, depending on the book...


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