[CentOS] humor (was Re: OT: systemd Poll)

Wed Apr 12 21:40:12 UTC 2017
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 02:25:52PM -0700, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 4/12/2017 12:39 PM, Mauricio Tavares wrote:
> >       I have been told that Windows developers were taught not to
> >optimize their code for memory/cpu/etc since those could be solved by
> >throwing more hardware at it. Instead they should make clean readable
> >code. Not claiming that is exclusive to Windows or the clean readable
> >part is followed...
> There is a good case to be made for avoiding 'premature
> optimization' in software design and development.

Yeah. Especially because (good) modern compilers can do an
amazing job of optimizing for you, enough so that you often
don't need to put any effort at all into it. then there are
those corner cases, wherein you DO.

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