Computation time. CPU cycles.

On Tuesday 30 April 2002 13:56 pm, you wrote:
> Expensive how?
> -josh
> "Bogdan Stancescu" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > I'd recommend writing a wrapper around base_convert, naming it hex2bin
> > and using that instead. base_convert() is way too expensive for this
> > purpose (you know that any hex figure is translated to exactly four
> > bits, so you don't need any actual conversion - just replacement). This
> > is why I suggested the wrapper - you can change the code at any time if
> > you see it's too time-consuming...

Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will 
be sorry.

Samuel Clemens

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