On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 4:11 PM, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> wrote:
>> reflecting upon it more, is Asym used often enough for it to have a
>> class of it's own? (the answer might be 'yes' but i want to delve
>> deeper into insights of the implementation).
> In some programgs, there are a lot more anonymous symbols then named
> Named symbols are either thought up by the programmer (then they'll be
> very few) or read from some external source like a dictionary (even then
> they'll be limited to a few thousand). Anonymous symbols, however, may
> be created at runtime in arbitrary numbers (think of a database with
> billions of objects).
i see. i get it now.
> I hope Tomas can tell more about his reasons.