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Re^4: When should I use a dispatch table?

by Limbic~Region (Chancellor)
on Dec 01, 2006 at 13:35 UTC ( #587186=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: When should I use a dispatch table?
in thread When should I use a dispatch table?

diotalevi,
Remove what function calls? The ones that make the dispatch table a dispatch table and subsequently the exact thing I am benchmarking? While I value chromatic's opinion (and your's), there is no IO involved. He was making the point that it is silly to worry about a few microseconds here and there if your program was doing IO.

So what are you guys trying to say - it is pointless to Benchmark any program that does IO or has function calls? I specifically isolated the bench to the difference between an if/elsif chain and its equivalent dispatch table. I appreciate constructive critism but I am not seeing it here.

Cheers - L~R


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