[r-t] Spliced surprise major: John M Goldthorpe
johng at omnieng.co.uk
Thu Oct 20 11:23:36 UTC 2005
>Crikey Mr Goldthorpe! What an admission. "Not Exhausting The Search Space"
>is surely one of the seven deadly sins of machine composition. I'm
Indeed, though in my defence I would like to point out that several
search spaces were exhausted in the production of that composition.
It's just that I had to keep extending the space until I could get all
45 methods in. There can be a fine dividing line between a search that
lasts a few seconds and one that would last for years. I think the band
would agree that a composition in the hand is worth more than 2 zillion
in the virtual bush. ;-) Incidentally, what would be the other six
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