Lambda vs. function

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Tue Oct 28 12:54:53 PDT 2008


On Oct 28, 2008, at 12:46 PM, Peter Michaux wrote:
>
> I do roughly the same thing. Using an object is faster than "switch"
> also, as far as I recall doing some tests. The speed of switch seems
> to be the same speed as if-else if-else if-...-else.

It really depends on what you are doing. At least some modern  
implementations use a jump table for common cases such as all simple  
integer values in the case blocks.

Regards,
Maciej



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