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Old 03-26-2006, 09:52 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by Janspeed
I'm wondering if these grooves will fill up with carbon-deposites...
anybody got info on that?
I'm curious to see what a combustionchamber will look like after lets say 100000miles of use.
Go read Somender's site. There is also a Popular Science article on this topic as well.

In short, the answer is no.
For all you Dijkstra fanboys:

Knuth also cites a letter sent to him by Dijkstra, in which the latter adds some nuance to this earlier statements: "Please don't fall into the trap of believing that I am terribly dogmatical about [the go to statement]. I have the uncomfortable feeling that others are making a religion out of it, as if the conceptual problems of programming could be solved by a single trick, by a simple form of coding discipline!"
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