On Friday, 13 January 2017 at 12:53:16 UTC, Nick Treleaven wrote:
On Friday, 13 January 2017 at 05:33:07 UTC, Chris Wright wrote:
On that topic, D's arrays would play nicer with both
refcounting *and* modern garbage collectors if they were
structured as base, offset, length instead of start, length.
That might be slower sometimes as slices wouldn't fit in two
Although for custom data structures, offset & length could often
share one register. Then the magic looking up of the base address
can be avoided, saving time.