[nycphp-talk] talk Digest, Vol 41, Issue 5

Ajai Khattri ajai at
Tue Mar 9 01:39:44 EST 2010

On Tue, 9 Mar 2010, Gary Mort wrote:

> In the beginning, it was a simple matter of what is the FASTEST comparison
> one can make - and an integer is pretty dang close to the fast[bitwise
> comparisons being even better]

<puts on assembly language hat> Not necessarily, bit operations may 
generate more machine code instructions than a straight integer comparison 
would and therefore more clock cycles :-)


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