Ricky Beam <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> It's attitudes like that that have made Microsoft products a laughing stock.
> A millisecond here and there adds up over time. In case you've forgotten,
> Linux _used_ to run very well on 386 and 486 systems (in the 25 to 50 MHz
> range.) What's the point in making processors faster if everyone just
> wastes the increase being "correct and simple"?
Because people-time is much more expensive than computer-time this days?
[BTW, shaving off a few miliseconds in loading a module is _not_
optimization, it is foolishness]
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