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Re: If I were Microsoft's Marketing God

Author:Fredrik Lundh
Posted:9/19/1999; 10:27:54 AM
Topic:If I were Microsoft's Marketing God
Msg #:11266 (In response to 11265)
Prev/Next:11265 / 11267

Explain how every time there's a speed increase, scripting becomes a more attractive way to go.

Back in 1996, Guido van Rossum put it this way:

"With ever-increasing hardware speed, the accumulated running time of a program during its lifetime is often negligeable compared to the programmer time needed to write and debug it."

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