aahz at netcom.com
Tue Jun 1 21:06:08 CEST 1999
In article <87k8toqv70.fsf at ev.netlab.co.jp>,
Yukihiro Matsumoto <matz at netlab.co.jp> wrote:
>Well, OK. I understand now. Now only thing I can say is, why do you
>emphasize so much on reclaiming object at the time you exepcted?
>Because of your C++ background?
In addition to Paul's excellent comments, if one is writing an
interactive process, one cannot afford the unpredictability of random
garbage collection. Garbage collection could run in a thread, but then
one is restricted to environments where threads are well-supported.
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