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RFE: cache for collator images

Description

Constructing a collator from rules is quite an expensive operation. In ICU 2.6,
code was introduced that will construct a collator for a locale from rules if
the image is not present or is stale.

It might be beneficial to have a cache for images of collators constructed from
rules, so that repeat constructions are faster.

On the other side, keeping any cache around involves a certain amount of book
keeping.

It should be investigated if this stunt would be worth the effects, given the
usage model for collation.

Status

Assignee

Markus Scherer

Reporter

weivsara@gmail.com

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Priority

medium