[racket] Small and short-lived data structures

From: Neil Van Dyke (neil at neilvandyke.org)
Date: Mon Oct 21 15:36:36 EDT 2013

Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote at 10/21/2013 02:35 PM:
> https://gist.github.com/samth/7088570
> Direct is always fastest, multiple values are very slow, and cons is
> always slower than mcons.

Is there any relatively low-hanging fruit optimization that can be done 
for multiple-value returns in general?

I'm not surprised that pairs are fast in this example, since pairs are 
both basic and have a special place in the history of Lisps.  But I like 
to pretend that multiple-value returns in Racket are often optimized 
(perhaps to registers, but at least to not worse than using a pair or pairs)

Neil V.

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