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What's preventing the tree you planted from replacing the old tree next to it? Nothing really, ask again in 30 years.

Software is slow, your OS and browser have taken 20+ years of C/C++ development with top professional development teams to become the nearly tolerable products they are.




> What's preventing the tree you planted from replacing the old tree next to it? Nothing really, ask again in 30 years.

That's... actually one of the best descriptions I've ever heard about these tradeoffs. :)




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