Proposal for improving performance of TreeMap and others

Clemens Eisserer linuxhippy at
Mon Jan 7 19:56:39 UTC 2008

> This solution should be backwards compatible while improving performance. At
> least, that's my guess. There is always the chance that the JIT is smart
> enough to optimize away this comparison but I'd rather not rely on JIT
> implementation details. I also believe the resulting code is more readable.
> What do you think?

>From the performance-overview theres no (real) difference I guess, but
I have to agree that the code is more readable and cleaner.
On the other hand its one more class that has to be shipped and loaded
at startup.
I like your approach, I just don't know the real pros and cons...

lg Clemens

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