[Haskell-cafe] Optimization with Strings ?

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 07:32:48 EST 2009

Hello Emmanuel,

Thursday, December 3, 2009, 3:03:02 PM, you wrote:

> memory footprint and is easier. But I don't know if it worth to do this
> optimization: having a dictionary to translate string words in Int.

GHC compiler already has this optimization. unfortunately it's not in
the code it generates but in compiler itself (GHC is written in
Haskell and compiled by itself). so it is definitely worth an
implementation if you handle lots of strings as compiler does

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

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