[webkit-dev] Optimizing DOMNode _nodeWith

Matt Gough devlists at softchaos.com
Fri Apr 28 13:53:56 PDT 2006

On 28 Apr 2006, at 21:16, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

>> Anyway, I have put my work on this at the end of the email, but I  
>> am not convinced it is worth changing to this without there being  
>> a noticeable benefit. I guess the multiple calls to hasLocalName  
>> don't have as much impact as we might think. Maybe if someone  
>> could test this on different hardware it might make a bigger  
>> difference.
> Generally, we consider a repeatable 1-3% performance improvement to  
> be worth it. And I think your change is a cleaner design anyway. I  
> encourage you to put it up on bugzilla.

OK, but I'm not sure if I should provide a test case and if so, what  
it would test (and how)? (My patch runs all the current tests without  
any issues)


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