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Re: C and Emacs Lisp code parts

From: Andreas Röhler
Subject: Re: C and Emacs Lisp code parts
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2016 21:35:31 +0200
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On 05.07.2016 19:02, Davis Herring wrote:

Amdahl's law is not so limited: see more precisely <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amdahl%27s_law#Speedup_in_a_serial_program>.

Spelled out explicitly: if, in some context, we spend only (say) 20% of our time running Lisp code (vs., say, redisplay), then we can improve the speed of that context by no more than 25% by rewriting that Lisp in any fashion whatsoever (including C).


Ah, see, thanks! So it should be not even be specific to computers, but also apply when cleaning a car, care for a garden etc.

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