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GeneralRe: When twice as fast doesn't matter Pin
honey the codewitch25-Jan-21 3:16
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David On Life25-Jan-21 5:45
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Twice as fast doesn't matter if it's not the bottleneck. (I've spent lots of time optimizing code that wasn't the bottleneck... not very rewarding.) When you upgraded machines, you changed the bottleneck. Sometimes the bottleneck is the user (who can't tell the difference between 1/10th of a second and 1/20th and won't respond any faster no matter how much faster you make the software).

That said, when writing shared/reusable code, the bottleneck may be different for different users of the code. Someone trying to parse TBs worth of JSON or trying to shoehorn a small amount of JSON parsing into a very small space in an embedded processor could be very grateful for that extra work!
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