[Python-3000] Delayed reference counting idea

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Sep 20 02:25:07 CEST 2006

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk wrote:

> It doesn't move objects in memory, and thus free memory is fragmented.

That's not a feature of refcounting as such. With
sufficient indirection, moveable refcounted memory
blocks are possible (early Smalltalks worked that
way, I believe).


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