Quotes of the week
Posted Apr 23, 2012 6:52 UTC (Mon) by khim
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>Android is good example of with sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine principle
And we have that thrust. So why not use it?
Because It is hard to be sure where they are going to land, and it could be dangerous sitting under them as they fly overhead.
I don't see anyone advocating rewriting of everything in assembly, for example.
Assembly? Well… in rare cases yes, but usually no. Intrinsics work just fine and can be combined nicely with the other parts of the program written in high-level language. GC can not be easily combined with non-GC pieces, it's all or nothing proposition. Big difference.
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