I'm drowning in PHP

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Tue May 15 14:47:27 BST 2007

On 15 May 2007, at 13:56, David Cantrell wrote:
> Anyway, if you want to be efficient, you don't use a marker character,
> you use a marker bit.  Just set the high bit of the last character  
> to 1
> like we used to in the good old days when men were men and  
> computers had
> cassette players.

Yeah baby. The first 6502 disassembler I wrote packed three ascii  
characters into two bytes for the mnemonic lookup table - and  
probably cost more than as much again in additional decode logic :)

Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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