Re: propositions, oppositions, and some minor details bear 14 Sep 2004 03:10 UTC

On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Per Bothner wrote:

>bear wrote:
>> Since as far as I know every serious record system out there is
>> implemented as an underlying vector,
>Then I guess your knowledge is lacking, unless you by "vector" mean
>"adressable memory".
>Kawa records are built on Java classes.  I assume others are
>equivalent to C structs.

In both cases, a structure that is contiguous in memory and
provides constant-time access - which makes it smell like a
vector to me.  Different implementation languages write
different words on the concept, but it's pretty universal.