And you can still easily find the Nth character of a string in constant time, if you assume that the string doesn’t include any astral plane characters, which is a good assumption right up until the moment that it’s not.That seems to be a good life motto: Any assumption is good unless it is false.
Friday, August 06, 2010
Quote of the day
I am reading tutorial on programming in the Python computer language. Here is a sentence (context is unimportant):