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On 16-06-23 04:41 AM, Dirk Laurie wrote:
> I am reminded of my colleague Andrzej Dąbrowski from the late
> 1960's. He knew the number of machine cycles used by every
> instruction on the IBM System 360 Model 40, and the exact machine
> code that every line of Fortran compiled to. No matter how fast any
> of the rest of us could make a program run, he could always find
> a way to make it (slightly) faster.
I'd use him as precompiler's optimizer.