[Owasp-esapi-c++] No Trie for now
david.anderson at aspectsecurity.com
Mon Aug 29 11:07:22 EDT 2011
On Aug 29, 2011, at 9:37 AM, "Kevin W. Wall" <kevin.w.wall at gmail.com> wrote:
> Also, I plan on bring this up at the ESAPI Summit at
> AppSec USA 2011. But I concur with this plan.
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 9:31 AM, Daniel Amodio
> <dan.amodio at aspectsecurity.com> wrote:
>> We have been having an off list discussion about this, so I’m posting to the
>> list for public record.
>> Porting the Java version of Trie and HashTrie has been rather messy, and
>> requiring a lot of attention.
>> For the time being, we’re going to pull the Trie data structure and use
>> std::map instead.
>> There does not seem to be enough benefit to warrant the porting at the
>> moment. The Trie structure is only really being used for the HTML codec to
>> house the Unicode characters.
>> We will, arguably, loose minimal performance over this decision… and can
>> keep the Trie structure as a potential future enhancement. It makes more
>> sense to leave it out for now, and focus development time on more important
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