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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-28 16:12:46

At 07:09 PM 5/26/2001, Greg Colvin wrote:

>At this point cyclic_ptr is a toy...
>My cyclic_ptr is an experiment in combining reference counting
>and mark-sweep to get some of the advantages of each, but it
>is too soon to say how successful it is.

Why is it a toy? Because the design and implementation are incomplete, or
because it has not been thoroughly tested, exposed to public comment, and
widely used?

Put another way, what do we have to do to mature it to the point where we
can make a final keep/abandon decision?


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