[Arcana] the travelling salesman problem solved!

Karl Fogel kfogel at red-bean.com
Fri Mar 21 18:27:25 CDT 2008


Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com> writes:
> Jim Blandy wrote:
>
>> I recognized the tone before Google told me the author:
>> http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~EWD/transcriptions/EWD10xx/EWD1041.html
>
> He was a few decades too early for 4chan, where I think he'd have
> thrived.  In my mind's eye, I can see Dijkstra leading a gang of CS
> theory griefers as they invade jroller.com: "FUKIN JAVAFAGS CANT
> PROGRAM! LULZ!"

:-)

I'd really, really like to know if Dijkstra writes better code than
other people.  That would be an important measure of his ideas.




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