Real-life optimization work
Posted Nov 6, 2005 0:58 UTC (Sun) by tialaramex
In reply to: Real-life optimization work
Parent article: All hail the speed demons (O'Reillynet)
Are you /sure/ it wouldn't do more?
You see, it's so easy to write a Unicode-enabled, locale-sensitive program that you might easily do so by accident. Your new program might, without you really intending it, support a lot of extra things that a lot of people (maybe even you) would find useful. Things which weren't so much missing from the original as simply never considered. Remember also that the OS support functions are much more powerful and robust than their equivalents on your 6809. Depending on the APIs used your "save file" routine may magically support saving a compressed file, over the network, with automatic versioning...
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