Juliusz Chroboczek wrote:
> >> Why not use Huffman encoding? [...]
> MC> [...] Their algorithm looks like a correct
> MC> economic balance between memory and computation.
> Marco, we're speaking tens of microseconds per character lookup here.
> It doesn't make any difference at all for interactive use (you've got
> three orders of magnitude to play with, and at any rate the execution
> time is dominated by the display).
I will take your word for truth.
The usual time unit on the *MS* environments I work on is quarters of hour
:-) so I cannot really dispute about tens of microseconds (1 Ásec =
1/1,000,000 of a second).
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