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From: Andreas Huber (ahd6974-spamgroupstrap_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-13 09:45:57

David Abrahams wrote:
> "Andreas Huber" <ahd6974-spamgroupstrap_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> I did consider that and tried to explain why I failed. I'm afraid
>> that I haven't been very successful in convincing people that the
>> main obstacles aren't easy to overcome.
> I think some of us are unsympathetic to the "it's hard" argument ;-)

Understandably :-).

>>> But this library seems to have a design that's fundamentally
>>> incompatible with an approach like that. To get there, both the
>>> interface and the implementation would have to be redesigned IIUC.
>>> So that sums up why I think evolving toward support for lightweight
>>> FSMs is not likely.
>> See above, a few optimizations are theoretically possible but it is
>> clear that the proposed FSM library will probably never earn itself
>> the predicate lightweight.
> I don't care if the library is lightweight (well I do a little). I'm
> talking about generating lightweight FSMs. But I suspect that's what
> you meant anyway. That would confirm my impression.

Yes, I meant the generated FSMs.


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