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On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 07:45:32PM +0200, Antti Kantee wrote:
> If you can't construct a micro test case showing your inline makes
> any difference, nevermind a real world scenario, what's the benefit?
There are benefits to clarity and type-checking in at least some of the
cases Thor mentions.
The problem with a "micro test case" or even a "real world scenario"
kind of metric is that the benefit (or cost) may depend heavily on
In general, I think Thor's "rule of the thumb" is reasonable. As a
rule of thumb. I can't imagine that he (or anyone else) would argue
that it should be a hard and fast globally-applied rule.
Allen Briggs | http://www.ninthwonder.com/~briggs/ |
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