On Thursday, July 25, 2013 14:25:20 Walter Bright wrote: > Also, computing the hash is done exactly once, in the lexer. Thereafter, all > identifiers are known only by their handles, which are (not coincidentally) > the pointer to the identifier, and by its very nature is unique.
I've always thought that that was a neat trick. But you seem to have quite a few of those in the compiler that you've come up with or learned about over the years. We're definitely benefiting from your experience. - Jonathan M Davis