[Greasemonkey] DRAFT 00.01 GM Big Ideas

Mook mook.moz at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 23:19:55 EDT 2005

On 4/14/05, Jeremy Dunck <jdunck at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/14/05, Ron Jeffries <rjeffries at gmail.com> wrote:
> > "Never put off till run-time what you
> >  can do at compile-time."
> >                 -- D. Gries
> Dead wrong.  Unless you mean "test everything you can before
> deploying", in which case I agree.  Pleasing a compiler is often a
> silly choice, and sometimes is a straightjacket.

I think he means template metaprogramming.  I.e., precompute stuff at
compile time so it's just a lookup away at run time.

mook.moz at gmail

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