Re: Faster UTF-8 decoding in GLib

> That's one of the worst ideas as far as software goes.  If an operation takes
> 1% of your application time and you make it 1000 times faster, you know how
> much total faster your application would run? 1.01x faster...

Behdad, that line of argument is only valid for code that is used
by one application only -- in the same way saving $1000 in a $1M
project is pointless, but saving $1000 is a thousand projects years
after year does make sense.

This kind of proposal should be debated on the merits.


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