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Subject: Re: [boost] [xpressive] Performance Tuning?
From: Edward Grace (ej.grace_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-28 10:37:21

>>> Wouldn't that give less representative performance results?
>> I guess it depends what you're trying to represent when
>> measuring the performance. If you're trying to represent the
>> [totally contrived] case of parsing short segments of text that
>> all fit in cache surely it's better?
> I was presuming to suggest that the more representative test was
> that of parsing across the spectrum of possible inputs such code
> likely will parse in a real finance program

Benford's law it is then... ;-)

> rather than
> contriving small tests to focus on isolated characteristics.


> I was afraid that the test code might be permanently altered and
> lose sight of what I think is a fairly representative set of
> test inputs.

No - no not at all... I fully understand your concern -- I'm just
being curious!


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