Proposal: Revise Rationale of Buffer:

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AntonErtlavatar of AntonErtl Revise Rationale of Buffer:Proposal2019-07-06 15:45:25

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As a programmer, if your usage complies with the restrictions of BUFFER: (in particular, no adjacent initialized data that you want to treat as contiguous with the BUFFER: data), use BUFFER: instead of CREATE ALLOT, for image size reduction on some systems.

As a system implementor, you can put the BUFFER: data in uninitialized memory.

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