Magazine retrospectives

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Sat May 17 23:53:10 1997

On Sat, 17 May 1997, Matt Pritchard wrote:

> Sam,
> That's not entirely true. ;-) I'm being paid to write optimized
> assembly code for an upcoming game from (of all people) Microsoft.
> 12,000 lines of hand tuned assembly, with some truely wonderful gems of
> small, efficient code in it. I must admit though that we had an editor

Well, then you are the exception and I salute you. I would actually
prefer writing machine code programs on my apple ][ these days but
there's no money in it.

> the only other gam company still writing serious assembly was
> NovaLogic... It does seems like a dying art.

Only if you let it die.

Computer Historian, Programmer, Musician, Philosopher, Athlete, Writer, Jackass
Received on Sat May 17 1997 - 23:53:10 BST

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