Thursday, August 18, 2011

"Avoid Premature Optimization" Does Not Mean "Write Dumb Code" (link)

First there's a flurry of blog entries citing a snippet of a Knuth quote: "premature optimization is the root of all evil." Then there's the backlash about how performance needs to be considered up front, that optimization isn't something that can be patched in at the end. Around and around it goes.

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