[Pdx-pm] hash verses a pile of scalars
Roderick A. Anderson
raanders at acm.org
Thu Feb 16 11:50:32 PST 2006
Andy Lester wrote:
>> The original developer , from three years ago , is no longer around but
>> he did some pretty nifty stuff code-wise so I figured he had a reason
>> for using scalars instead of a hash.
> There is no reason to not use hashes. If he thinks there was a speed
> issue, then it was a premature optimization.
I like that! :-)
I didn't think there was an issue but this was done before my time here
so I don't know why it was chosen.
I'll head in that (hash) direction.
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