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C++ Coding Standard

Rule:  OPT#002

Synopsis:Optimize code only if you know that you have a performance problem. Think twice before you begin
Severity Level:7
Category:Optimization and Performance


A lot of time may be lost optimizing code without significant performance improvement. If you have a performance problem, use a performance-analyzing tool, to determine where a bottleneck exists.

Literature References:
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