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Subject: Re: Why is assembly more effecient than C?

Author: Amir Ban

Date: 06:49:18 09/27/98

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On September 26, 1998 at 18:15:51, John Coffey wrote:

>On September 26, 1998 at 18:00:26, James Robertson wrote:
>>>>Yes, that was when my program had nothing but alpha-beta. Also, most of the
>>>>program is written in Assembly which increased my NPS over the C++ version by
>C++ is a different matter then C.  When I think of C++, the first word that
>comes to my mind is the word "overhead."  But I guess that depends upon if
>you were using much C++ functionality.
>John Coffey

I'm getting deja-vu here. Didn't we have this thread already several months ago
? Anyway, this is where I come in and defend C++:

There is no overhead at all involved in using C++.


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