A 'Python like' language

Mark Hahn mark at prothon.org
Mon Mar 29 13:54:20 CEST 2004


That was a great read.  Thanks.  I'll have to chew on it.

"Joe Mason" <joe at notcharles.ca> wrote in message
news:slrnc6fvnf.ha6.joe at gate.notcharles.ca...
> In article <BrS9c.58293$cx5.57010 at fed1read04>, Mark Hahn wrote:
> >> But I wonder what effect the lack of reference counting has
> >> on cache-friendliness of the memory management system.
> >
> >
> > I don't see how the lack of something could hurt the cache.  Do you mean
the
> > garbage colector?  The mark and sweep just behaves like another app
running
> > at the same time and uses a hunk of the cache to do it's job.  Other
than
> > that I can't think of anything unfriendly to the cache.  Am I missing
> > something in your question?
>
> This, I think:
>
> http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2002-08/msg00552.html
>
> Joe





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