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 Premature optimization is the root of all evil. Premature optimization is the root of all evil.
  
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 Whereas it was first stated in the context of [computer programming](http://​wiki.c2.com/?​PrematureOptimization),​ the dangers of premature optimization span way beyond programming. Basically, premature optimization is the process of optimizing things that will not need optimization in the future, creating more trouble and difficulties. Whereas it was first stated in the context of [computer programming](http://​wiki.c2.com/?​PrematureOptimization),​ the dangers of premature optimization span way beyond programming. Basically, premature optimization is the process of optimizing things that will not need optimization in the future, creating more trouble and difficulties.
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