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- To: email@example.com (Jim Meehan), firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: sizeof
- From: email@example.com (Doug Currie, Flavors Technology, Inc.)
- Date: Mon, 10 Jan 1994 17:41:08 -0500
At 10:04 PM 94.01.10 +0000, Jim Meehan wrote:
>In article <9401101823.AA21358@uu2.psi.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Doug Currie,
>Flavors Technology, Inc.) writes:
> This reminds me... I've heard it said that
> "LISP programmers know the value of everything and the cost of nothing."
> Anybody know the origin of this statement?
>I believe this is by the late Alan Perlis, who was the first Turing
>Award winner, a wonderful teacher, and an endless supply of such
This rings a bell; I recall N. Wirth repeating the quip in an acm lecture
and adding that Pascal programmers know the "wirth" of everything.
- From: email@example.com (Bob Hall)