Balanced trees

Marko Rauhamaa marko at pacujo.net
Tue Mar 11 11:12:23 CET 2014


Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info>:

> On Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:24:07 -0400, Roy Smith wrote:
>
>> In article <8761nmrnfk.fsf at elektro.pacujo.net>,
>>  Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
>> 
>>> Anyway, this whole debate is rather unnecessary since every developer
>>> is supposed to have both weapons in their arsenal.
>> 
>> The problem with having a choice is that it opens up the possibility of
>> making the wrong one :-)
>
> [...]
>
> In my experience, the average developer has an amazing talent for 
> pessimising code when they think they are optimising it.

Java is the straitjacket that prevents the "average developer" from
shooting himself in the foot.

Python should let skilled professionals do their work. Thankfully, for
the most part, it does.


Marko



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