Ruud H.G. van Tol on Wed, 29 Mar 2023 13:27:05 +0200

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Re: Fwd: Speed versus clarity

On 2023-03-29 12:04, Bill Allombert wrote:
For example for issquare(N), in some application, N wil almost always be a square,
while in other N will almost never be a square. Ideally one should not use the
same algorithm for both case.

Then maybe issquare wants to grow a hint-flag (as an extra parameter),
to give the caller a way to influence that decision.

Another option is to have 2 names:

but then what to do if
gets called ...

-- Ruud