in reply to Re^7: CPU cycles DO NOT MATTER!
in thread CPU cycles DO NOT MATTER!

And, that is the kind of understanding I was hoping people would come to. I know you know it. Hopefully, some junior will come by in a few years, run across this thread, and learn.

My criteria for good software:
  1. Does it work?
  2. Can someone else come in, make a change, and be reasonably certain no bugs were introduced?