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From James Strachan <>
Subject Re: [Logs] Re: Logging code and Garbage Collection
Date Sat, 16 Aug 2003 06:47:37 GMT

On Thursday, August 14, 2003, at 11:59  pm, Alex Blewitt wrote:

>>> So the problem is still going to exist, albeit a factor slower since 
>>> it's going through this caching log :-/
>> Agree, that is what caching is all about.
> Sorry, my point was that I expected your caching code to slow it down; 
> IMHO it will run faster without it. Caching a boolean value is an 
> incredibly small factor of performance boost, and you've got an extra 
> method call in your chain. When I was playing around with benchmarks, 
> the method call was the expensive bit, not the boolean value access.

Alex - why don't you write a little performance benchmark test & submit 
it then we can put this matter to an end.


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