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Re: scm_sloppy_memq

From: Dirk Herrmann
Subject: Re: scm_sloppy_memq
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 17:46:16 +0100 (MET)

On 1 Dec 2000, Mikael Djurfeldt wrote:

> Yes, only these are needed: 1. scm_memq and 2. a maximally efficient
> version of memq intended for use in cases where the listiness is
> guaranteed.  Functions 2 should not be exported to the Scheme level.
> I suggest that we introduce function 2 above under the name
>   scm_c_memq
> What do you think?

Assuming that scm_c_memq behaves as scm_memq for the case that the object
can't be found in the list, this is a very good solution.  In the long
term (with the new C standard) scm_c_memq should probably become an inline

Dirk Herrmann

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