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(MeowChow - you're all confused) Re5: Finding all substrings

by MeowChow (Vicar)
on Apr 25, 2002 at 00:20 UTC ( #161829=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: (3) Finding all substrings (Russ: more != less)
in thread Finding all substrings

The issue here has nothing to do with "less" and "more", and everything to do with units of measure. When samtregar says his routine is 400% faster, he is obviously implying a unit of measure based on rate, ie. number of executions per second. Dominus's quip assumed an inverse unit of measure based on seconds per execution. Personally, I think samtregar's assumption about units was the better one. Most people are accustomed to thinking about things in terms of rate, ie. if I say I made my script run 4x faster, there's really no confusion. If I say I made it run 75% faster, things get muddled. But once it goes over 100%, there's no question as to what is meant.
   MeowChow                                   
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