Parsing binaries (was Re: Concatenating atoms)

David Hopwood <>
Fri Feb 4 18:18:07 CET 2005

Thomas Lindgren wrote:
> --- Peter-Henry Mander
> <> wrote:
>>If integers are desirable, why not use indexes into
>>the binary which contains the original XML data?
> Excellent idea. This sounds a bit like what's done in
> "Look ma, no hashing, and no arrays neither", Cai and
> Paige, in Proc. POPL 1991.

A later paper describing the same technique is on-line at

David Hopwood <>

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