[erlang-questions] Idiom for multiple case matches

mats cronqvist <>
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.

  mats



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