Totally OT, but frustrated.....
cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri Mar 25 16:03:03 CST 2005
On Fri, 25 Mar 2005, Pete Turnbull wrote:
> several decades we've seen hardware get bigger and faster by several
> orders of magnitude, but software hasn't done anything of the sort.
Software HAS gotten bigger.
Software has gotten SLOWER.
"Nobody programs in assembly language anymore, nor ever will again."
- Clancy and Harvey (UC Berkeley)
"If it isn't fast enough, throw hardware at it."
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