multi-core software

Emile van Sebille emile at
Tue Jun 9 17:40:04 EDT 2009

On 6/9/2009 11:59 AM Jon Harrop said...
> toby wrote:
>> On Jun 7, 2:41 pm, Jon Harrop <j... at> wrote:
>>> No. Most programmers still care about performance
>> Frequently when they shouldn't.
> I disagree. A lot of software is still far too slow because the programmers
> failed to pay attention to performance. 

For a properly written spec, performance is spec'd and paid for.

> Blogspot in Firefox being one
> example: it can barely keep up with my typing!

There are so many ways that's not the program.

Performance,accuracy,cost -- pick two sacrifice one.


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