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I haven't read all the responses yet, by here's my take in general terms.

As devs, we sometimes encounter situations where competing priorities become evident.

Like when the ideal of simplicity, readability, and maintainability run counter to runtime efficiency.

I always bias my choices with empathy for the shmuck (fixer-person or enhancer-person) that comes later and must figure out what the Elephant | [mastadon] I was trying to do.

Impossible-to-easily-parse code is a follow-on bug waiting to happen.

There is nothing more insidiously degrading to a codebase than cascading bugs due to ill-informed, shoot-from-the-hip changes because the code is too difficult to grok. And we all know it happens.

The kicker here is, unless it's message-loop-style code that runs continuously for the life of execution, it won't ever be an issue (AND, the compiler may even ultimately produce the same code.)

endRant Smile | :)
Mike Fidler

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