[mercury-users] threading states

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Fri Jul 28 11:31:06 AEST 2000

On 28-Jul-2000, Tennessee Leeuwenburg <tjleeuw at students.cs.mu.oz.au> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 27, 2000 at 03:52:52PM EST, Fergus Henderson wrote:
> > > But even without optimizing them away, the cost of such arguments is
> > > very small.  The main reason that we haven't bothered optimizing them
> > > away is that we haven't found any important programs for which it
> > > would make a significant difference.
> > 
> > What distinguishes a program as important?
> Well, I know all my programs are important. :)

OK, but is performance an important issue for your programs, and if so,
do you think this optimization would make a significant difference
for your programs?

The chance of us implementing optimizations like this increase if you
send us examples of such programs that we can use as benchmarks.

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