[Pharo-project] Fastest utf-8 encoder contest

Marcus Denker marcus.denker at inria.fr
Wed Jun 13 04:29:18 EDT 2012


On Jun 13, 2012, at 10:07 AM, Sven Van Caekenberghe wrote:

> Hi Igor,
> 
> It is very good that someone tries to optimize this, it is a weak point currently, performance wise.
> 
> I am not a low-level guy, so I can't really help with the assembler code. But utf-8 encoding/decoding is an area that interests me.
> 
> I can point to the 2 currently available utf-8 encoders/decoders that I know of, as this might be instructive for your quest (provided you did not already know of them):
> 
> 	UTF8TextConverter
> 	ZnUTF8Encoder
> 
> In Seaside, there is some optimization code in
> 
> 	GRPharoUtf8CodecStream>>#encodeFast:
> 

We shoud standardize on *one* converter... what is the use of everyone doing it again?

	Marcus


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