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From:
Darren Duncan
Date:
August 6, 2021 01:13
Subject:
Re: Robin Hood Hashing for the perl core
Message ID:
2e3db225-a566-6655-74b4-29f9dddca63b@darrenduncan.net
On 2021-08-04 1:01 a.m., Smylers wrote:
> Let's debate a specific proposal on its own merits, and not discard it,
> or derail the discussion, in the hope of something bigger and vaguer
> that possibly could happen in the future.

I fully agree.

As the saying goes, the perfect is the enemy of the good.

The current discussion should just focus on whether the current proposed new 
solution is significantly better than what Perl has now and thus whether Perl 
switching to it would be an improvement.

Consideration of other algorithms can be their own separate discussions if or 
when someone comes up with a specific example and makes a case it is better than 
the winner of the current discussion, including that someone has already 
committed to do the work etc.

-- Darren Duncan

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