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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-10-20 20:52:45

Interestingly, Python 2.0 is using a similar scheme to allow data to be
cleaned up "right away", unless it is in a cycle, in which case it is
cleaned up "eventually".

----- Original Message -----
From: <jbandela_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, October 20, 2000 8:24 PM
Subject: [boost] An experimental garbage collector for C++ using smart

> I have posted an experimental garbage collector for C++. It is
> written entirely in C++, and uses smart pointers. It uses both
> reference counting and and mark-sweep. This is its first submission
> and I am sure there are rough edges. I am interested in feedback on
> whether this is a viable idea (even if the implementation needs
> work), or if it is hopelessly and fundamentally flawed.
> Thanks for your time,
> John R. Bandela

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