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[Perl6-internals] keyed vtables and mmd

Dan Sugalski
Apr 29, 2004 at 2:08 pm

At 3:55 PM +0200 4/29/04, Leopold Toetsch wrote:
Dan Sugalski wrote:
Okay, we've a long-running discussion between Leo and I about the
keyed variants for all the binary vtable entries.
Another long running discussion: do we need duplicate mmd tables.
Dunno. Don't care, really--I was throwing in two tables as
proof-of-concept just to get things going. We also don't need full
tables either--there are a number of games we can play to compact the
tables a lot.

FWIW, here's a pointer to a paper on it:

http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/reports/abstracts/TR2001-404/

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Dan

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