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A bitstring that can't be represented numerically?
I didn't say it well, but I meant that it can't be represented in native machine format, at least without some arbitrary precision extension. I could use vec, but didn't do so as it would require converting from string to vec and back, with the vec version just for storage (no direct bit lookup is needed). So they are stored as strings, which in Perl are arbitrary "precision".

Perhaps I lead you astray, as I wasn't looking for any encoding or compression-type solution. The number of unique strings isn't so large, but the total number of strings stored in the hash is. So if there's a way to store the actual string once, and either Perl or the code points to it as needed, that would be great.

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