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Re: text buffers (was Re: Unicode and Guile)

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: text buffers (was Re: Unicode and Guile)
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2003 12:34:20 -0800 (PST)

    > From: Stephen Compall <address@hidden>

    > On a tangent, would it be useful to generalize the gap concept to be
    > available to any collection, not just ordered collections of
    > characters?

Maybe.   I don't recommend that you persue the following right away
but other things to consider are:

1) buffers that aren't entirely memory resident but that are paged in
   "on demand"  (for huge texts)

2) alternatives to gap-buffers, such as splay tree variations


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