[MUD-Dev] Re: DevMUD considerations and the Halloween article

Ola Fosheim Grøstad <olag@ifi.uio.no> Ola Fosheim Grøstad <olag@ifi.uio.no>
Sun Nov 8 15:09:20 New Zealand Daylight Time 1998


Alex Oren wrote:

> On Wed, 04 Nov 1998 12:30:17 GMT, Alex Oren wrote:
>
> } On Tue, 3 Nov 1998 21:48:33 -0700, Chris Gray wrote:
> }
> } } Yep. Others might be issues with string handling (copy v.s. refcount or
> } } GC or something).
> }
> } Herb Sutter currently tries to demonstrate that copy-on-write strings are
> } *slower* in a multitasking environment.  cf. "Guru of the Week #45" on
> } comp.lang.c++.moderated.  The discussion is interesting.
>
> http://search.dejanews.com/msgid.xp?MID=<36427f9c.217129@nr1.toronto.istar.net>

I believe Boehm at SGI has a nice string implementation:
http://reality.sgi.com/boehm/gc_source/cordh.txt

--
Ola





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