Speed of hash tables compared to lua

FeepingCreature feepingcreature at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 08:17:58 UTC 2020

On Sunday, 13 September 2020 at 21:29:53 UTC, Steven 
Schveighoffer wrote:
> Builtin AA's will always have to be slower, because they must 
> allocate a separate piece of memory for each bucket to retain 
> the property that you can get a pointer to any element, and 
> that memory will survive anything the AA can do.
> -Steve

This reinforces my increasing conviction that 
referentiability-by-default is on a level with 
nullability-by-default and mutability-by-default in the "Great 
Collection of C-Derived Language Design Errors".

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