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Re: [PATCH] Unicode Lisp reader escapes

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Unicode Lisp reader escapes
Date: Thu, 04 May 2006 14:21:43 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> That's 7 lisp vars accessed from C - for decoding one character!?!
>> How often does this happen?
>> If it is only/primarily used for interactive use, I guess it doesn't matter.
>> Otherwise, I think those vars should be declared in C, to avoid the overhead
>> of interning them at run-time...
> I'd vote to keep the code in elisp.  After all, it's there, it works, and as
> mentioned: there's no evidence that the decoding time of \u escapes it ever
> going to need to be fast.  And it'll become fast in Emacs-unicode anyway, so
> it doesn't seem to be worth the trouble.

Ok.  Pls. disregard my query.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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