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Re: Length of obarray vectors

From: Nordlöw
Subject: Re: Length of obarray vectors
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 02:20:10 -0800 (PST)
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On Nov 6, 11:18 am, Nordlöw <address@hidden> wrote:
> What length should I use when I create a vector that will act as an
> obarray?
> My suggestion: The smallest prime larger than the number of symbols
> that should be interned?
> If this is correct why does (length obarray) give such a small number,
> 15
> Thanks,
> Nordlöw

It should be 1511, not 15.

Forgot one thing: My guess: Is it a trade-off of performance (big
length) and memory usage (small length)?


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