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The Weird and The Wonderful forum is a place to post Coding Horrors, Worst Practices, and the occasional flash of brilliance.

We all come across code that simply boggles the mind. Lazy kludges, embarrassing mistakes, horrid workarounds and developers just not quite getting it. And then somedays we come across - or write - the truly sublime.

Post your Best, your worst, and your most interesting. But please - no programming questions . This forum is purely for amusement and discussions on code snippets. All actual programming questions will be removed.

 
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George Dennie28-Feb-12 4:36
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jschell28-Feb-12 13:44
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Merlin8728-Feb-12 4:28
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When I was a professional Systemprogrammer (Assembler)we were fighting against branches whereever. This because the instruction prefetch which fails when you go out of the straigt forward. Also todays machines do that prefetching and will fail to guess the thread! So avoid going left or right - go straight on.
Jordi

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