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06 August 2010

"Bikeshed arguments" are core to the ACM's criticism of the SEC's proposal for using Python to express financial prospectuses. They totally miss the point, e.g.: "Python and Perl execute more slowly than compiled languages"-- Really? We're optimizing already? Remember what Knuth, the ACM's patron saint, said? I find the suggestion of F# also reeking of weird allegiances.

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