[Ffmpeg-devel] mmx/sse optimizations

Mike Melanson mike
Thu Dec 22 23:55:10 CET 2005

Rich Felker wrote:
> I understand tradeoffs perfectly well, and that they make your code
> worse. If you have slow C code, someone will eventually write good asm
> to replace it. If you have half-ass mmx code that people already
> perceive as being fast, no one will even optimize it properly.
> Same thing goes for free and non-free (if you have almost-free crap no
> one will ever bother to write real free version), etc. Compromise is
> the situation in which everyone loses. Seeing it as the situation
> where everyone wins is naive.

	No wonder we don't let you write any code.
	-Mike Melanson

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