SPUG: Re: IO::All

Tim Maher tim at consultix-inc.com
Sat May 29 18:37:31 CDT 2004

On Sat, May 29, 2004 at 03:20:44PM -0700, Brian Ingerson wrote:
> Good advice, and bad advice at the same time. I'm not overly keen on
> overly defensive programming. It creates crufty code. When I look at
> code I always want to be looking at the important stuff, not the edge
> case stuff. So I tend not to write a lot of edge case stuff in my code.
> At least until I get bitten.
> It's about avoiding premature optimization.
A more apt phrase in this case might be "premature /pessim/ization" 8-}

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