I just finished embedding the Unicode database into ECL using precompiled C tables (see c/unicode/*.c). It seems to work on my OS X computer and some Linux box, but I could not test it using Windows yet.

Next step would be to find a clever way to compress the Unicode names and do something similar with them.

I hope also that thanks to this kind of embedding (compiled), it will save memory, by being shared by various processes.


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