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NewsOne of these things is not like the other Pin
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NewsIs Optimization Immoral? Pin
Terrence Dorsey28-Mar-13 11:52
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In effect, the optimizing allocator has added a performance breakpoint: The program's performance is sharply different for sizes larger than the threshold than it is for smaller sizes. My colleague argued that such performance breakpoints are evil, because when people who use the code learn about the breakpoints, they will change their own behavior to compensate for the breakpoints. Once they do that, the people who use their code will change their own behavior, and so on. The original performance breakpoint may well result in ripple effects that complicate entire systems. As a result, my colleague argued that it is more important to design systems so that their performance changes smoothly with input size than it is to make them run very quickly on particular input sizes.
A necessary evil, and a philosophical conundrum.
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