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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-22 12:17:40

David Abrahams wrote:

> > So, do you mean that container.vector is just useless?
> No, but I wouldn't expect it to function as a general replacement for
> built-in lists.

This is bad -- it's better than any workaround in clarity. In fact, I still
don't understand why classes have so big overhead. Later, we'd have to
revisit this topic, and try to optimize classes before abondoning them in
performance critical part.

> > That would be very sad
> > -- in particular, I already need to compare lists of lists/or lists of
> > targets and that would be *very* hard with jam lists.
> You can do what I did in v1: join the inner lists into single strings with
> some separator character. Hmm, newline would be an interesting choice ;-)

Well, comparing a list of targets, where target is a class instance, it still
very hard.

- Volodya


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