recursive types, struct, custom, dict, etc.
oliv__a at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jun 4 13:51:39 PDT 2004
Havoc Pennington [Fri, 04 Jun 2004]:
> On Thu, 2004-06-03 at 21:54, Olivier Andrieu wrote:
> > I don't see where the optimisation would be, compared to what we have
> > now. Right now, the signature is built as a message is validated,
> > correct ? Is this step of signature building really slow ?
> The important optimization with type signatures is for arrays, i.e.
> array of int should be:
> typecode ARRAY, typecode INT, LENGTH, VALUE, VALUE, VALUE
But this is what is done already ! As for structs, I don't see the
benefit in doing
typecode STRUCT, typecode INT, typecode FLOAT, LENGTH, VALUE, VALUE
typecode STRUCT, LENGTH, typecode INT, VALUE, typecode FLOAT, VALUE
Appending data is much easier with the second format.
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