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Re: Re: Re: Optimizing into the Weird Zone

by CountZero (Bishop)
on Aug 13, 2003 at 06:45 UTC ( #283471=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Optimizing into the Weird Zone
in thread Optimizing into the Weird Zone

You spend countless hours and untold amounts of money on optimisations, only to find out later that the users go out to have a cup of coffee during that long job and their computers happily spend gazillions of fully optimised CPU-cycles waiting for the users to return and hit the 'ENTER' key.


"If you have four groups working on a compiler, you'll get a 4-pass compiler." - Conway's Law

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