[OT] Bit twiddling homework
grant.b.edwards at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 11:14:37 EDT 2018
On 2018-07-20, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> While I suspect Python isn't micro-optimizing, take into account
> that most processors do have an "increment"/"decrement" operation --
> since that is done so much at the low-level. Also, just general
> integer addition is common, so the hardware may be optimized for
> doing them fast. Boolean operations may not be as well optimized.
Boolean operations are also very common at the lowest level, and they
involve far simpler logic than does addition. I refuse to believe
there's an extant processor in common use where an ADD is faster than
an OR unless somebody shows me the processor spec sheet.
Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards Yow! These PRESERVES should
at be FORCE-FED to PENTAGON
More information about the Python-list