From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmutkaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-10 03:21:46
David Abrahams wrote:
> > Executive summary: the reference wins. It doesn't really
> matter. You
> > knew that already.
> Yep, my tests show the same. That's a relief to me,
> actually. I wonder what Andrei was on about?
Using a const reference is actually a guarantied optimization, using a value
_may_ result in some optimization on certain compilers, but if this possible
optimization is applied by the compiler, it isn't more aggressive than the
hand made one.
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