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Why try to speed up something that you don't know is responsible for your speed problems? Even more, why try to speed up something if you don't know you HAVE speed problems?

More computing sins are committed in the name of efficiency (without necessarily achieving it) than for any other single reason -- including blind stupidity.
    -- W. A. Wulf, "A Case Against the GOTO"

Words to live by.

    -- Chip Salzenberg, Free-Floating Agent of Chaos

In reply to Premature Optimization is the Root of All Evil (was Re: Ovidian Transform) by chip
in thread The Ovidian Transform by Ovid

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