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Re: [Chicken-users] utf8 and string-ref performance

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] utf8 and string-ref performance
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2010 09:08:28 +0100
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On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 02:50:23AM +0100, Felix wrote:
> > I'm afraid this is just the "shared substring/blob" structure proposal
> > in another guise.  I don't know if locatives are useful; those can't
> > really be kept around for a long time, can they?
> Sorry, I don't understand? They are not invalidated by GC (in case
> you mean that).

So that means the locative will stay around while the string itself
might have been collected?

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