[R] Programming Concepts and Philosophy

Ramon Diaz-Uriarte rdiaz02 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 17:53:22 CEST 2008

2008/6/20 hadley wickham <h.wickham at gmail.com>:
> 2008/6/20 cmr.Pent at gmail.com <cmr.Pent at gmail.com>:
>> On 20 июн, 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

But that doesn't seem to be true anymore (if we are talking single
CPU), and it seems not to have been true for at least a few years
for instance, their figure 2 in p. 6).

> will not get easier to understand by itself.

No it won't.



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Ramon Diaz-Uriarte
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