comparing Collections. Can we do better!?
joel at ikestrel.com
Tue Dec 16 06:57:13 UTC 2003
Joel Shellman wrote:
> Sorry, the example was not intended to be directly related to the
> subject at hand (ie. collections). It was only to reinforce the notion
> that looking very hard at how hash code's are handled can
> significantly affect performance in general.
> And yes, one solution to the issue is to create an immutable
> collection. You might want to get fancy and make it so that immutable
> collections can be inside mutable collections so you can represent a
> tree (or just create specialized immutable tree data structure instead).
Sorry, typo there. immutable inside immutable of course.
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