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Re: I don't believe in "(may GC)" Michael Sperber 06 Jan 2004 09:22 UTC

>>>>> "Felix" == Felix Winkelmann <> writes:

Felix> Am Tue, 06 Jan 2004 08:39:47 +0100 hat Michael Sperber
Felix> <> geschrieben:

>> Let me rephrase: In what kind of environment would "hairy"
>> *necessarily* imply "GC-causing"?

>> (There used to be a version of Scheme 48 where the equivalent of
>> SCHEME_EXTRACT_LONG could cause a GC because it could do a callback.
>> This was an implementation convenience, not a necessity, and it's gone
>> now.)

Felix> Well, good for you! But what should other implementations do?

I asked a question here.  (As Richard and I did many times.)  You
answer with a counter-argument to something I didn't even say.  It
would greatly help if someone answered the question instead.

Cheers =8-} Mike
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