[kaffe] Slow byte to char conversion

Artur Biesiadowski abies at pg.gda.pl
Mon Aug 28 04:56:26 PDT 2000

Godmar Back wrote:

[...]  Every call results in a new
> converter object being newinstanced, just to convert a bunch of bytes.
> (The new converter was one of the changes done to make the
> charset conversion thread-safe.) 

And why exactly default converter could not be cached and same instance
used for all conversions ? I think it is stateless class, so it should
be safe to enter same object method from various threads with all state
on stack.


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