[erlang-questions] Vector instructions
Mon Apr 7 16:59:15 CEST 2008
On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 4:16 PM, Zvi <> wrote:
> With generic tuples it's impossible to implement efficient SIMD operations.
I would hesitate to say "impossible" :) Efficiency would clearly be
better than what we have now, though not the pinnacle of performance
(and is anything in Erlang the pinnacle of performance?).
I can certainly see the quirks in my proposal, and I don't ever expect
to see it in Erlang. But I don't know if adding yet another basic
data type to Erlang is the way to go.
> Also there is many undefined/confusing behaiviors, when elements of tuple
> are not numeric.
Not any more than you have with "1 + ok".
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