[MUD-Dev] [TECH] String Classes, Memory Management, and Fragmentation

Hans-Henrik Staerfeldt hhs at cbs.dtu.dk
Tue Jul 10 11:06:05 New Zealand Standard Time 2001

On Mon, 9 Jul 2001, Derek Licciardi wrote:

> [...] Are you sharing strings for common objects/mobs?

Yes :-) Basically a hashtable+refcounting of strings is used to
reuse certain classes of strings, most notably strings that are
commonly present multiple times, i.e not player names and location

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