[Mono-dev] Incoming changes to Mono.Simd

Rodrigo Kumpera kumpera at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 12:59:23 EST 2008

On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 3:24 PM, Alan McGovern <alan.mcgovern at gmail.com>wrote:

> Out of interest, why do we use static methods currently rather than
> instance methods? Would using instance methods instead of extension
> methods complicate things jit-wise, as API-wise it'd be essentially
> the same.

Yes, using instance methods really complicate things for the JIT as they
valuetype semantics. We could overcome this problem with some fancy
but why go down this road when not needed?
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