RTS/Garbage Collector idea

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 04:24:45 EDT 2007

Hello Daniel,

it seems like a good proposal for general-purpose library

Friday, July 6, 2007, 4:12:49 AM, you wrote:

> Presumably it's possible to do a piece-meal app-level hash consing of values
> by defining an appropriate identity memoisation.  Though maybe the optimiser
> is so cunning it figures out you're returning an equal value and skips it.

> It'd be nice if there were system wide hash consing memoisations that could be
> called when substantial sharing was anticipated.  Maybe an easy approximation
> is keeping your String trie, or whatever, in a global IORef.

> Or what about hash consing after an equality test?  Less opportunity but
> perhaps less cost.

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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