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Re: food for thought re: string representations ["Boehm, Hans" <address@
Re: food for thought re: string representations ["Boehm, Hans" <address@hidden>] RE: Re: [gclist] ref-counting performance cost
12 Oct 2000 08:39:47 +0200
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Dirk Herrmann <address@hidden> writes:
> On 11 Oct 2000, Michael Livshin wrote:
> > just caught this on the GC mailing list. look for the comments on the
> > C++ string class near the end.
> If I remember correctly, the problems with the C++ string class originate
> from the following problem:
> Take the expression
> s[pos] = c;
> where s is a string. How do you realize a copy-on-write semantics for
fwiw, I was mostly alluding to his comments about COW and threads.
sorry for not being more specific.
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