RC (was Re: Real Problems with Python)
scarblac-spamtrap at pino.selwerd.nl
Tue Feb 15 21:11:50 CET 2000
William Tanksley wrote in comp.lang.python:
> On 15 Feb 2000 11:50:13 -0500, François Pinard wrote:
> >Vladimir Marangozov <Vladimir.Marangozov at inrialpes.fr> writes:
> >> Saying that "RC has excellent LOR", even when trash is recycled at high
> >> rates, is disturbing.
> >Sorry, I'm getting lost in acronyms, as we have a seen a lot on this topic
> >so far. RC is for reference counting, right? What is LOR for?
> "Lord Of the Rings." Tolkien's work was allegorical on many levels. Ring
> Counting (or RC), as in the books, helps to determine which objects need
> to be destroyed. However, Rings are naturally in cycles, so naive RC
> didn't work to actually destroy the Ring.
And how does this relate to the fact that Angband players can only use
two rings at a time? ;-)
Remco Gerlich, scarblac at pino.selwerd.nl
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