Re: [R] Programming Concepts and Philosophy

From: hadley wickham <h.wickham_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2008 10:04:46 -0500

2008/6/20 cmr.Pent_at_gmail.com <cmr.Pent_at_gmail.com>:
> On 20 , 11:06, Wacek Kusnierczyk
> <Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierc..._at_idi.ntnu.no> wrote:
>> the result may be that the more beautiful the code, the more the performance
>> sucks.
>
> Sad but true.

If you do nothing to your code, in 18 months time its performance will have doubled because computers will have become faster. Your code will not get easier to understand by itself.

Hadley

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