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Re^4: counting backward (optimize foreach reverse low .. high

by Anonymous Monk
on Mar 02, 2013 at 15:39 UTC ( #1021434=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: counting backward (optimize foreach reverse low .. high
in thread counting backward

Four orders of magnitude more memory, or a minus sign. My choice is simple; how about yours?

I'll use minus sign until perl5-porter optimizes foreach reverse rangeop

Or i'll use for;;;

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Re^5: counting backward (optimize foreach reverse low .. high
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Mar 02, 2013 at 16:59 UTC
    Or i'll use for;;;

    It's a shame you can't use the c-style for as a modifier:

    cmpthese -1, { a=>q[ 1 for -1e6..0; ], b=>q[ for( my $i=1e6; $i; --$i ){ 1 } ] };; Rate b a b 14.0/s -- -26% a 19.0/s 35% --

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