Best, Siple versus Best (Krishna Ksheerabdhi)
Mon, 20 Mar 1995 02:48:36 GMT

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Newsgroups: comp.compilers
From: (Krishna Ksheerabdhi)
Keywords: optimize, design
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 95-03-082
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 1995 02:48:36 GMT

-> The entire discussion to this point reminds me of an essay by Richard
-> Gabriel (I'm sorry I don't have even a minimal reference) contrasting
-> the "MIT/Stanford style of design" with the "New Jersey approach."
-> [ notes from the essay ]
-> (BTW, I've only presented a brief summary of the first half of
-> Gabriel's essay. He actually concentrates on the design of Lisp and
-> makes many interesting points.

Well, here is what I think you are looking for.

The tradeoff's you mentioned are in a subsection titled,
The Rise of ``Worse is Better''


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