What I Hate About Your Programming Language
Subject:   but i love and hate assembler.
Date:   2003-05-15 01:23:48
From:   anonymous2
Response to: but i love and hate assembler.

You are a fool. Who can legitimately ever claim that writing in assembler ever simplified writing a practical program? There are situations where writing assembler might be useful like if you need a very efficient block of code that processes video or something, but in your situation, there is no doubt that a compiler could generate much more efficient code than you could ever write. In fact, even writing simple programs, not knowing well the underlying hardware will likely have you writing inefficient code. Unless your programs consist of pushing a couple things on the stack, and maybe taking a wild ride loading a storing a few things in memory, writing assembly will most likely only give you buggy code that is impossible to follow along that only runs on your architecture.

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