[Haskell-cafe] Re: Performance: MD5

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Sun May 18 18:36:31 EDT 2008

On 2008-05-18, Achim Schneider <barsoap at web.de> wrote:
> Aaron Denney <wnoise at ofb.net> wrote:
>> Go read K&R[1].  It shouldn't take more than a week's worth of spare
>> time.
> There's a reason why my lecturer always refered to it as "Knall & Rauch
> C" (Bang and Smoke C).
> Get the Harbison & Steele instead:
> http://careferencemanual.com/

C is a little language.  It doesn't /need/ a 500 page tome.  K&R is not
something to learn programming, and of course, does quite poorly when
used as a textbook for that purpose.  It is, instead, for programmers to
learn C.

Aaron Denney

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