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Re: Faster compilation speed
From: Stan Shebs <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 14:27:52 -0700
So, uh, did I miss the part where refcounting is shown to be an improvement
over the status quo? It's plausible I suppose, but counting does have its
overhead too. We ought to have at least a back-of-the-envelope estimate
before changing everything...
You can choose to do that, but I bet you can spend the same amount of
effort getting a benchmark'able refcounting tree together.
This is so frustrating that I just might stop everything else I'm
doing and put something together so I can just avoid all of this
rediculious red tape people are putting up just to work on what
amounts to a frickin technology demo!
Have you ever implemented something solely to figure out whether it
was worthwhile or not? :-)