in reply to Re: Re: Did the inefficiency of /i get fixed?
in thread Did the inefficiency of /i get fixed?
Exactly my point. If I'm just, oh for instance parsing a command line arg, or some interactive user input, I'm going for readability every time. If I'm in a situation where I'm doing a data transformation between two systems (say an OS390 to UNIX pipe, not that I've ever had to do that :-) ), I'll look at performance more closely (although I'll admit I still write it the quick, easy way first and then optimize after the fact).