Not Steele

Nathan Myers <>
28 Aug 1997 00:34:35 -0400

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From: Nathan Myers <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 28 Aug 1997 00:34:35 -0400
Keywords: question

I'm looking for the source of the quote:

    It's no sin for an optimizer to make a wrong program worse.

If it looks familiar, and you recall where you saw something like it
before, please write to me. I'd like to give credit where it's due.

Nathan Myers
ncm (at)

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