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- Subject: Re: Do strings move around?
- From: Andrew Gierth <andrew@...>
- Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 23:56:35 +0100
>>>>> "Roberto" == Roberto Ierusalimschy <email@example.com> writes:
Roberto> - Concrete example: recently it was discussed in this list the
Roberto> idea of using an unboxed representation for small strings. If
Roberto> we decide to adopt that proposal, we will ensure that elements
Roberto> active in the stack do not move (because the manual assures
Roberto> that), but elements in a table (e.g., the registry) are free
Roberto> to be moved if the table resizes.
What about strings accessed via upvalue pseudo-indexes?