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Re^2: CPU cycles DO NOT MATTER!

by radiantmatrix (Parson)
on Apr 21, 2008 at 16:20 UTC ( #681954=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: CPU cycles DO NOT MATTER!
in thread CPU cycles DO NOT MATTER!

0. Does it work?

My take on "premature optimization is the root of all evil" is simple: first, make sure everything works correctly (e.g. passes all tests).

Then, and only then, should you look at the remainder of that list.

Also, between 3 and 4, a good question is "will any fix make it fast enough to be worth my time to implement?"

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