Making byLine faster: we should be able to delegate this

Andrei Alexandrescu via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Sun Mar 22 02:08:49 PDT 2015

On 3/22/15 1:26 AM, Sad panda wrote:
> On Sunday, 22 March 2015 at 07:03:14 UTC, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
>> I confess I am a bit disappointed with the leadership being unable to
>> delegate this task to a trusty lieutenant in the community. There's
>> been a bug opened on this for a long time, it gets regularly discussed
>> here (with the wrong conclusions ("we must redo D's I/O because FILE*
>> is killing it!") about performance bottlenecks drawn from unverified
>> assumptions), and the techniques used to get a marked improvement in
>> the diff above are trivial fare for any software engineer. The
>> following factors each had a significant impact on speed:
> Lack of developer itch in a comparatively small developer base making
> the complement of no one dealing with it too small. :c

Heh, nicely put :o).

> Cheers for taking the time, though! All the love for devs.



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