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Old 21 May 2016, 08:25   #15
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Originally Posted by Heiroglyph View Post
The most important thing is stability and functionality, so I think making it work at any speed using C is the right way to go.

Any of those compilers will produce acceptable code for the 99% cases, but none of them will fix that 1% that needs to be as fast as possible.

Thanks for the input.
I definitely think that language/compiler choice should take maintainability and the prospect of bitrot into consideration.

Being stuck with a codebase in assembly for someone else to pickup in 5 years time is essentially lost code in practice.

The same with using compilers that are not supported anymore.

Staying alive is a more vital prospect then a bit of speed :-)
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