tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Sep 15 00:52:19 CEST 2005
"Paul McGuire" <ptmcg at austin.rr.com> wrote in message
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> Terry -
> If setting up a try-block is as fast (or "takes as long") as one
> iteration loop, then wont putting a try-block inside a loop double the
> execution time?
It will double (more or less) the loop overhead. The effect of that
depends on the overhead/payload ratio. And, I was responding to the idea
that adding a loop to avoid most try statements would be significantly
Terry J. Reedy
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