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Re: cc-mode fontification feels random

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: cc-mode fontification feels random
Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 23:39:41 -0400

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  > All I meant is that given the increase of performance of CPUs (until the
  > beginning of this century) and a non-corresponding increase in file size
  > and complexity of language syntax, programmers nowadays prefer correct
  > behavior over fast behavior, since the correct behavior is fast enough
  > anyway to be bearable.

That makes sense, in general.  But the alternatives available to us
may not give us a good way to adjust that tradeoff.

Dr Richard Stallman (https://stallman.org)
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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