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Re: sizeof

>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?

It's one of Alan Perlis' gems.  Perlis was a leading early computer
scientist who did a lot in programming language design and analysis, and
died about a half-dozen years ago, when he was on the faculty at Yale.  My
favorite of his many aphorisms was:

"Syntactic sugar causes cancer of the semi-colon."