|Hash-consing references? firstname.lastname@example.org (1992-02-09)|
|From:||email@example.com (Stefan Kahrs)|
|Keywords:||functional, storage, question|
|Date:||Sun, 9 Feb 92 18:26:44 GMT|
Can anybody give me some references about "hash-consing"?
For those who don't know: hash-consing is occasionally used in
implementations of applicative (functional etc.) languages, and it roughly
means that the CONS operation does not automatically create a new
CONS-cell when called, because it first tries to find an already existing
cell with exactly the contents it is supposed to create.
Thanks in advance,
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