Fri Sep 26 11:22:29 CEST 2003
Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
>> Joachim Durchholz <joachim.durchholz@REDACTED> wrote:
>> In practice, I'd want the following types of key:
>> * Atoms (if the key space is limited)
>> I don't quite get that. You're not telling me Erlang _still_ has that
>> daft 255-character limit on atom names, are you?
> No, but atoms are not garbage collected.
[... reading other posts...]
Oh, I see you're thinking about making the atom table
garbage-collectable. I agree that this would be preferrable to throwing
everything but the kitchen sink into dictionary improvements.
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