Subject: Re: [boost] [block_ptr] Request for a review manager
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-02-09 12:46:40
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> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of charleyb123 .
> Sent: 09 February 2016 14:54
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> Subject: Re: [boost] [block_ptr] Request for a review manager
> > > I can tell everyone right now: a garbage collector has no place in the
> > > commercial industry as most of you might know. If there is no memory
> > > leak then there's going to be high CPU usage running in the background
> > > and the side effect will be a lagging user interface.
> > And perhaps more important, a sagging battery?
> > Is battery life not the more important reason to avoid garbage collection
> > for portables?
> And, electricity costs "at-scale". ;-)
> And, most especially data center cooling costs. ;-)
> And, the opportunity costs of lower processing throughput for increasingly
> large data sets. ;-)
> And, the less scalability for concurrent and parallel systems. ;-)
> And, the shortened component lifespan due to increased loads. ;-)
> And, the poor engineering design incentives they encourage. ;-)
> And, the confusion/sloppiness and non-determinism present in the resulting
> systems. ;-)
> And, ... <snip, karmic discussions> ;-)
I think that you are preaching to the converted? ;-)