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Re: [PATCH] Unicode Lisp reader escapes

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Unicode Lisp reader escapes
Date: Thu, 04 May 2006 17:40:28 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> 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.

> ??? inside the Lisp reader, everything needs to be fast, IMO.

Why?  IMO the only things that need to be fast are those things whose
performance has a visible impact.  I see no evidence that there'll ever be
a case where the speed with which we can read \u escapes will matter.


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