New trading systems platform

Thomas Lindgren <>
Mon Jul 11 11:45:15 CEST 2005



--- Joel Reymont <> wrote:

> 
> On Jul 8, 2005, at 4:03 PM, James Hague wrote:
> 
> > Erlang lists take twice as much space as tuples,
> and,
> > much as I hate to admit it,
> 
> Wow, I didn't know this! Is there any particular
> reason for that?

A list is a singly-linked list (each cell 2 words, so
2N words), while a tuple is a fixed-size vector (of
N+1 words).

Best,
Thomas



		
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