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Re: string> missing?

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: string> missing?
Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2015 13:56:14 -0400

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  > You say that this goal no longer exists, but the practice of Emacs
  > maintenance tells me otherwise.  We are still making optimization
  > changes, some of them quite deep and pervasive ones, for very little
  > benefits, like a few percents decrease in memory footprint or in CPU
  > usage, even under the most favorable conditions.

Adding string> might be 200 bytes.  Saving 200 bytes is insignificant.

A few percent decrease could be a megabyte.  That big a space saving is
still worth something.

Dr Richard Stallman
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