[erlang-questions] Idiom for multiple case matches
Fri Nov 7 20:55:11 CET 2008
"Hynek Vychodil" <> writes:
> Anyway, 80% slow down can be good reason to not use lists:member for
> me when performance is important. I think that when mostly tested
> characters which are not vowels, it can be more.
an "80% slowdown", or indeed any result of any micro-benchmark, is
completely and utterly irrelevant. what is (often) important is
overall application speed. unfortunately, optimizing a code base
full of ad-hoc micro-optimizations can be... challenging.
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