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Subject: Re: Descrambling

Re: Descrambling

From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2003 15:02:14 +0200

BlueChip wrote:
> There is a big ANTI-assembler movement here, so if my personal experiences
> here are worth anything, you are likely to get told to go back to C.

You are right, I and several others are opposed to routinely using assembler due to the vastly higher maintenance cost.

However, I have no problem using assembler in small pieces of code where it has clearly demonstrated benefits. For example, we use assembler in the lcd and mpeg drivers.

-- 
Björn
Received on 2003-08-09

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