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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by jplindstrom (594) on 2005.09.22 15:00 (#43461) Journal
    Actually, Brooks said that with the same caveat that you did. From my notes [perl.org] (not quotes) when I read the book:

    Tasks can be implemented in parallell only if they are independent and require no communication effort on the part of the designers/programmers. If not, the communication effort adds overhead which may overcome the effect of more people.