Re: garbage collection

Owen Taylor wrote:
> Yes, you can do this. And in fact, some of us are looking at using
> garbage collection in this sort of applications in the future.
> But there are problems with GC and threading, 
probalbly all threads have to be stopped while collecting.
IMHO the boehm gc works with threads.

> with portability, with people worrying about the overhead of collection. 
it is not really as much ...
but on the other side we much more stability and smaller code.

> It's a higher commitment way of going about things, and not something we 
> are quite ready to do yet.
will you ever be ? ;-)


> Regards,
>                                         Owen


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