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Re: propositions, oppositions, and some minor details




On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Per Bothner wrote:

>bear wrote:
>
>> Since as far as I know every serious record system out there is
>> implemented as an underlying vector,
>
>Then I guess your knowledge is lacking, unless you by "vector" mean
>"adressable memory".
>
>Kawa records are built on Java classes.  I assume others are
>equivalent to C structs.

In both cases, a structure that is contiguous in memory and
provides constant-time access - which makes it smell like a
vector to me.  Different implementation languages write
different words on the concept, but it's pretty universal.

			Bear