msergeant at messagelabs.com
Wed Dec 14 13:53:14 GMT 2005
On 14 Dec 2005, at 08:10, Simon Wistow wrote:
> Put it this way - since Moore's law has doubled computing power
> 9roughly) every 18 months (or roughly a million times in 30 years) that
> means the speed up between a a naive 35 year old compiler and gcc with
> no optimisations would need to be 250,000 fold (if I'm doing my maths
> right, I'm probably not) to make a significant difference.
Sadly Moore's Law doesn't speed up the 2000-ish servers we have out in
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