[armedbear-devel] Optimizing loading times: different strategy for externalizing

Alessio Stalla alessiostalla at gmail.com
Fri May 21 10:35:02 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 12:17 PM, Ville Voutilainen
<ville.voutilainen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 21 May 2010 12:42, Alessio Stalla <alessiostalla at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Would that preclude having unicode string constants?
>> We could encode Unicode strings in ASCII, escaping non-ASCII
>> characters some way. What could be more problematic is symbols with
> How's that any faster than doing the utf-8 conversion as we do now? The
> "escaping non-ASCII characters" thingy has a name, it's called.. *drumroll*..
> utf-8. :)

Ok, but we could do it only for those strings that we know to contain
non-ASCII characters, and not for the whole FASL.

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