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Code optimization

Sun 23 Apr 2006, 04:20 PM

by Ben Langhinrichs
Russ Olson has an excellent post called Five Truths About Code Optimization.  Well worth reading, and besides the good advice, he includes such pithy truths as:
How fast is broken?
Really we should stop using the term optimization. We should call it what it really is: screwing up the code so that the it performs better or maybe justifiable mutilation.
Good stuff, and I am going to add his RSS feed to my reader right away.

Via Colin Pretorius

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