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Re^2: Performance, Abstraction and HOP

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 02, 2005 at 15:46 UTC ( #488689=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Performance, Abstraction and HOP
in thread Performance, Abstraction and HOP

If Perl's function calls are slow, the right response is to try to fix the implementation, not to try to avoid function calls.
Or, if you can try the hybrid approach, and eat your cake as well as have it...
But, if you study programming languages, you discover that although there is a problem, through a small number of correctness-preserving transformations, this problem can be averted. And by being aware of the problem, you can better appreciate the merits of languages that manage to avoid it.

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Re^3: Performance, Abstraction and HOP
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 02, 2005 at 18:49 UTC

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[Lady_Aleena]: james28909, I use get_data in a subroutine called movies.
[Lady_Aleena]: james28909, I put it at the top of my scratchpad, if you want to look at it.
[Lady_Aleena]: I remember being pretty proud of that little sub when I wrote it.
[james28909]: oh xD

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