> Some languages allows to bit-pack structures to save spaces. Since PHP
> doesn't have native set data type and operations, will array of booleans be
> optimized as such? If not, how can I achieve the same result? I need to save
> about 200 boolean values and I guess it's a good idea to use bitsets.
> Requirements:
> - Easy to use (set, unset, test), so C way to use bitwise operations is
> simply rejected.
>  I need something like Pascal's set.
> - Small space (bit level if possible)
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you should not worry about optimizing boolean values unless you would
store them in database.
anyways, use bitwise operators http://ph.php.net/language.operators.bitwise


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