Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Tue Jun 15 10:20:57 EDT 2004
Ross Paterson <ross at soi.city.ac.uk> writes:
> Another way to use it is to prune out the dominated implementations,
> and then advise people to choose the implementation that accelerates
> the operations they care about and as few others as possible (because
> they'll pay for the extras in higher constant factors).
I would advise against pruning out the 'poor' implementations.
Negative results are valuable. Keeping them documented will discourage
people from reinventing the (rusty, square) wheel!
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