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Re: Lightweight Strings


From: Nordlöw
Subject: Re: Lightweight Strings
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 01:46:19 -0800 (PST)
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On 9 Nov, 03:02, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
> > How lightweight are strings in Emacs, if they don't contain any
> > properties?
>
> If you look at emacs/src/lisp.h and search for Lisp_String, you'll see
> that strings are represented as a 4-word object:
> - size in chars
> - size in bytes
> - pointer to text-properties interval tree
> - pointer to the beginning of the string's content
>
>         Stefan

Thanks,
Per


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