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Re: [PATCH v2] Saving a few cycles, part 2/3

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 09:13:09 -0400

On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 07:25, Stefan Fuhrmann
<stefanfuhrmann_at_alice-dsl.de> wrote:
>...
> It takes a hundred arrows to shoot an elephant. Although some may
> miss, they all need to be fired. Currently we inspect every single
> arrow, discus its potential penetration depth, smoothness of the
> shaft and likelihood of hitting another arrow instead of the elephant.
>
> Let's hope in the mean while the elephant did not die of old age ;)

LOL... I think you make a fair point. I believe it is because we tend
to prefer clarity over "tricky" code, even if that costs a bit of
performance.

... and that is what you are now rectifying. :-)

(let's just hope that we can get the perf, and retain some measure of clarity)

Cheers,
-g
Received on 2010-05-19 15:13:40 CEST

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