How far can stack [LIFO] solve do automatic garbage collection and prevent memory leak ?

Elizabeth D Rather erather at forth.com
Tue Aug 17 22:37:17 CEST 2010


On 8/17/10 10:19 AM, Standish P wrote:
> On Aug 17, 12:32 pm, John Passaniti<john.passan... at gmail.com>  wrote:
...
>>> It is true that the other languages such as F/PS also have borrowed
>>> lists from lisp in the name of nested-dictionaries and mathematica
>>> calls them nested-tables as its fundamental data structure.
>>
>> No.
>
> you are contradicting an earlier poster from forth who admitted the
> part on dicts.

Not at all.  A Forth dictionary is a simple linked list, not the 
complicated kind of nested structures you're referring to.  You really 
seem addicted to very complex structures.  They really aren't necessary 
for general programming.

Cheers,
Elizabeth

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