Prism Metaprogramming Tool released
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.