On Tue, 2008-09-02 at 11:42 -0400, Richard M Kreuter wrote:
> We dump symbol-names and strings other than simple-base-strings into
> fasls with 1 word of storage for each character. Is there any reason
> not to use just 32 bits per character? On a 64-bit platform, doing so
> reduces fasl size by around 25% (using clbuild's fasls as a sample set),
> and speeds up loading some fasls by a tad.
why not go all the way and also use 8 bits per character where
Stelian Ionescu a.k.a. fe[nl]ix
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