[OpenBIOS] Some thoughts on paflof.
segher at chello.nl
Thu Jun 13 04:52:07 CEST 2002
Parag Patel wrote:
> >a) C doesn't allow to cast pointers to integers v.v. etc. without
> > going through a union;
> That's not true unless you don't want to use type-casts.
I should have said "C99 with strict pointers" ;)
> >b) performance is king ;)
> First make it run, then make it fast. It's a rare problem that requires
> the wrong results as fast as possible. :)
Always keep performance in mind while designing a program (as well as
several other factors; maintainability is also very high on the list).
The code doesn't have to run fast, but it should be structured in such
a way that it is easy to make it go fast.
Well, that's (part of) my design philosophy, at least :)
To unsubscribe: send mail to majordomo at freiburg.linux.de
with 'unsubscribe openbios' in the body of the message
http://www.freiburg.linux.de/OpenBIOS/ - free your system..
More information about the openbios