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Re: A value for "nothing"

From: Mark H Weaver
Subject: Re: A value for "nothing"
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 17:32:04 -0400
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John Cowan <address@hidden> writes:
> However, in formats like JSON where map keys are always strings,
> it can save a lot of space to represent them as symbols, since
> they are often repeated from one object to the next.  There is no such
> limitation in MessagePack, although I bet strings are the most common
> type of map keys.

Agree that this is a point in favor of using symbols to represent
MessagePack strings.


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