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Re: [Scheme-reports] fresh empty strings

Alex Shinn scripsit:

> A gap buffer is a pretty inefficient choice for text buffers.

It trades off space for time, that's true.

> There is plenty of prior art for various buffer representations,
> including several Scheme text editors, but there are a lot of
> API choices and tradeoffs involved.  This is an area people
> should be exploring and writing multiple alternatives for
> Snow.  It's definitely not ready for standardization.

Well, you know what to do -- vote against it.

John Cowan      cowan@x        http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
        Is it not written, "That which is written, is written"?

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