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> Someone wrote:
> >the accepted wisdom that premature optimization is evil?
> Here's what that accepted wisdom means: A well-structured program is an 
> important prerequisite for optimizing dynamic evaluation, because it leaves 
> you the flexibility to optimize precisely the things that a profiler tells 
> you are the bottlenecks, and the resulting code is still maintainable.

And again.  Maybe I should have made my post a couple of days ago?

I wonder whether there is an apothegm to be distilled from the fact that 
resonses on the day I posted it got the joke, and responses on the following 
day didn't?

Maybe "sero advenir semper deducet gravitas"?  Where's Bacon when you need him?

Oh, lest I forget


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