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RE: [jasspa] macro evaluation and comments

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  • Phillips, Steven
    Comments have no effect on performance, they can however chew memory if the comment is at the end of a non-empty line, i.e.: ; this comment will take no memory
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 6, 2005
      Comments have no effect on performance, they can however chew memory if
      the comment is at the end of a non-empty line, i.e.:

      ; this comment will take no memory as it can be discarded
      forward-line ; this will be stored so will take memory!

      Steve

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: jasspa@yahoogroups.com [mailto:jasspa@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      Of
      > Schofield, Bryan (GE Trans)
      > Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 3:42 PM
      > To: jasspa@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [jasspa] macro evaluation and comments
      >
      > Do comments affect the evaluation time of macros? I guess what I'm
      really
      > asking is if comments get ignored during define-macro or during the
      > evaluation of the macro. While it won't make much difference one way
      or
      > another in most cases, it's still handy to know. For example, if I had
      a
      > tight loop, I'd want to place my comments outside of it rather than in
      it.
      > I remember early in versions of TCL, comments inside procs would
      degrade
      > performance a little bit, I was just wondering if that were case here.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > bryan
      >
      >
      >
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