concatenating atoms

James McCartney <>
Fri Feb 18 20:04:41 CET 2005


hi just joined the list.

>   Each (short) character takes 6 bits so in 64 bits we could pack
> say 4 tag bits + 10 characters.

huffman code them based on a universally known code table.
atoms with codes shorter than 60 bits are short atoms.

-- james mccartney




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