[Proj] Re: NAD problems on OSX 10.5 Leopard
nhv at cape.com
Fri Jan 18 08:35:52 EST 2008
Ed McNierney writes:
> I think I'd want to remember that "premature optimization"
> really reminds us to "make it work correctly, THEN make it
> work quickly"! This is related to the observation that any
> code can be made to execute arbitrarily quickly as long as it
> is not required to produce the right answer.
A modern take
The Fallacy of Premature Optimization
by Randall Hyde
Every programmer with a few years' experience or education has
heard the phrase "premature optimization is the root of all evil."
This famous quote by Sir Tony Hoare (popularized by Donald Knuth)
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