Prism Metaprogramming Tool released

Tom Novelli
Fri, 29 Oct 1999 19:51:01 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 24 Oct 1999, Jim Little wrote:
> Hmm... come to think of it, I'm not sure if integer support is necessary
> at this time.  I've been trying to think of situations where they would
> be necessary, and I can't think of any.  The only situation I can think
> of is when you're doing a straight counting loop -- 'for (int i=0; i<3;
> i++)' -- and those are actually pretty rare in real programs.  You much
> more frequently iterate through a data structure.

How do you know what I do? :)

I use loops like that all the time.  A tight loop is faster if it doesn't
have to test for some condition every time.  This kind of stuff is
commonplace, in string manipulation for example.

Tom Novelli