[luatex] Hyphenation in plain TeX

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Fri Oct 8 17:00:41 CEST 2010

Le 08/10/2010 16:39, Taco Hoekwater a écrit :
> On 10/08/2010 04:30 PM, Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard wrote:
>> Btw, as far as luatex is concerned, what's the status of the string pool? I
>> guess you'll want to get rid of it at some point, using standard C strings
>> instead, am I right?
> It already is quite different from the pascal version, check out
> luatexdir/tex/stringpool.h if you are curious. LuaTeX's 'stringpool'
> is actually an array of C structures with fields for size and char *.
I see.

> This is already quite a bit less monolithic than TeX82. Switching to
> an avl tree or using lua's hash would be more 'modern ' but that
> comes with a noticeable speed penalty.


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