Subject: Re: suggestion: slight optimization for UT_String
From: Joaquin Cuenca Abela (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Mar 19 2001 - 06:48:31 CST
On 19 Mar 2001 14:04:57 +0400, Vlad Harchev wrote:
> Then the following could be used to multiply 'x' by 1.5:
> (x + x<<1) >> 1
> I will be very fast.
uhm, it's not so readable as x = x * 1.5. In addition, if later we
decide to change from 1.5 to something else, it becomes harder. And in
addition I don't think that this "optimization" is need at all (of
course, some figures will shut me down).
-- Joaquín Cuenca Abela firstname.lastname@example.org
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