Hrvoje Niksic hniksic at
Mon Jun 7 15:24:42 EDT 1999

Bernhard Herzog <herzog at> writes:

> I fear that in reality the memory is copied after all. If they use
> the dictionary in any way they are modifying refcounts of at least
> some of the objects in the dictionary. From the OS's point of view
> this counts as modifying the memory.

Eek.  You're right.  Refcounting truly sucks.  :-(

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