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Re: [Issue 524] Changed - line-ending conversion and keyword expansion

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-11-08 22:45:37 CET

Greg Hudson wrote:

>On Thu, 8 Nov 2001, Kevin Pilch-Bisson wrote:
>
>>>>>+ This allows the client to be more efficient, by not always translating
>>>>>+ to the format of the server.
>>>>>
>
>This way lies madness. The overhead of clients doing newline translation
>is vanishingly small compared to the overhead of us writing code and
>creating bugs.
>
>Don't optimize too soon, and optimize for order-of-magnitude gains before
>optimizing for small constant or linear-factor gains.
>
Thanks, Greg, you said this better than I could. Sometimes I have
trouble articulating what I mean.

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Brane �ibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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