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From: Dietmar Kuehl (dietmar_kuehl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-03-07 10:45:02


> Also, the
> string table is smaller since, at minimum, fewer null terminations
> are needed.

This is a too simple analysis! The compiler is free to remove duplicate
strings. Thus, if "\n" is used it takes only three uses to start being
smaller! ... with a corresponding compiler/linker which removes
duplicate strings. For most applications such stuff is unlikely to
matter. However, I can image that on some embedded systems things are
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