A good tip
jefrat at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 6 15:37:54 UTC 2004
On Tue, Jul 06, 2004 at 05:54:24AM -0700, Timothy Payne wrote:
> Re: Advantages of SRPM over RPM
> > Blind optimization
> > is a bad investment.
> I'm going to put this on a post it note on my monitor, hopefully it will
> keep me from thrashing around first before reading. Thanks.
There's also :
"Premature optimization is a root of all evil."
Popularized by Donald Knuth, author of "The Art of Computer
Programming." The point is that optimizing when you don't know
you have a bottleneck is usually a waste of time.
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