rainer at physik3.gwdg.de
Sun Sep 24 17:39:25 UTC 1995
although this thread is weeks old, i feel that i owe a reply to some of the
postings. sorry i didn't do so right away. i don't have the time to say
all that i would like to but i tend to be a little too verbose anyway.
>> Maybe the compiler can optimize that away, but I don't think so.
> Well, I couldn't let *that* bait go :-) Here's a little experiment:
> On my system, [foo test: 100000 With: 3 With: 4] time is 135..161 and
> [foo test2: 100000 With: 3 With: 4] time is 137..162.
> No difference.
i'm impressed. i should have known this outcome before, though, shame on
me. seems my mind was locked on "looking up if: is not static". as you
> [...] a dynamic parent can [will, at the moment] mess up performance.
OK, i'm a believer now.
gotta go, so procedure abstraction / BETA / CLOS is for later.
More information about the Self-interest