Speed of hash tables compared to lua
feepingcreature at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 08:17:58 UTC 2020
On Sunday, 13 September 2020 at 21:29:53 UTC, Steven
> 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.
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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