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From: John Max Skaller <skaller@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Array.resize ?
Olivier Andrieu wrote:

> John Max Skaller [Friday 12 July 2002] :
> > Similar for Strings .. though IMHO module String should be
> > deprecated: we don't need Strings when we have Arrays.
>
>You mean throwing away, the compact, C-compatible representation of
>strings
>
> and using instead some `char array' (that is, arrays of 32bits
>
That is an optimisation problem for the compiler.
32 bits is the right size for a Unicode character - but byte arrays are 
still useful.

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