[Vm-dev] Re: SmallInetger as methods was not ready yet....now maybe?

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Sat Dec 4 17:39:29 UTC 2010

On 12/3/2010 9:12 PM, Igor Stasenko wrote:
> don't need a lookup? how?
> you still have a method dictionaries, and keys there are not ordered
> nor sequential ( yes, you can make selectors in a single class
> to be sequential , like 1 , 2 ,3 ,4 , then you don't need to do a
> lookup for a single given class, but for the rest of classes which
> obviously contain different set of selectors, you won't be able to do
> that).

Sorry, "no lookup" referred to the initial comment of wanting somehow to 
map selectors to some number (which I presumed was an index into some 
database to load the unloaded compiled method). Of course, method lookup 
is still required.

   - Andreas

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