[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: propositions, oppositions, and some minor details

This page is part of the web mail archives of SRFI 57 from before July 7th, 2015. The new archives for SRFI 57 contain all messages, not just those from before July 7th, 2015.

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.