Donald Knuth Quote

By understanding a machine-oriented language, the programmer will tend to use a much more efficient method; it is much closer to reality.


Vol. I, preface (October 1967) to the first edition. (p. x 1973, p. ix 1997) - The Art of Computer Programming (1968-2011)

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By understanding a machine-oriented language, the programmer will tend to use a much more efficient method; it is much closer to reality.

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By understanding a machine-oriented language, the programmer will tend to use a much more efficient method; it is much closer to reality.

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By understanding a machine-oriented language, the programmer will tend to use a much more efficient method; it is much closer to reality.

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By understanding a machine-oriented language, the programmer will tend to use a much more efficient method; it is much closer to reality.