from the take-a-read-on-the-reading-railroad dept.
safariman writes: "An article on Yahoo news reports that Transmeta is claiming a five year lead over Intel and AMD. Does anyone else think this claim is a bit excessive? After all, Transmeta itself is not five years old. Besides, once an idea is public, it is a lot easier to copy."
Keep the number of passes in a compiler to a minimum.
-- D. Gries