string reuse

ableasby at ableasby at
Wed May 21 22:56:50 UTC 2003

>A minor philosophical point - ajStrNew does not allocate space for a
>string - it returns an extra reference-counted copy of the internal
>empty string. When you first use it, then it makes a new string.

But that's just an implementation detail of something that is better
regarded as a more standard constructor.


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