Variable length addresses


Mike O'Dell (prisma!mo@uunet.UU.NET)
Wed, 7 Dec 88 09:19:26 MST


Has anyone considered the performance hit by doing this?
My guess is that it will be non-trivial. One could argue
that 96 bits is easily enough (fixed size) since that number
is big enough to enumerate some very sustantial fraction of all
the subatomic particles in the known universe.

        "If it's variable, it probably ain't fast."

                -Mike O'Dell



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