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comment Would using a hash table in garbage collection solve the stop the world problem of mark and sweep?
Yeah, you would run out of IDs after some time and would need to change all of them which would require a pause. But possibly it would be a rare event...
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comment Would using a hash table in garbage collection solve the stop the world problem of mark and sweep?
Well we have a lot of memory today so we could have let's say 50 Mb table and hash could be simple modulo so only one instruction...
Apr
29
comment Index independent character comparison within text blocks
This is probably what you are looking for: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest_common_subsequence_problem
Apr
29
comment Coding style (do more, then simplify)
Although the shortest code is also not always the right one. For example think about some quickly coded prototype and something that actually follows design patterns like MVC or whatever...
Apr
28
comment What are the drawbacks of immutable types?
@FlorianMargaine Could you elaborate?