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Re: Disposing object instances
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- Subject: Re: Disposing object instances
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Timothy Larkin)
- Date: Mon, 06 Feb 1995 08:47:35 -0500
- Organization: Cornell University
- References: <199502060839.AA23824@xs1.xs4all.nl>
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In article <199502060839.AA23824@xs1.xs4all.nl>, firstname.lastname@example.org (Peter
> Is there other way to inform the gc directly
> that somehing is not needed anymore?
If there is, there shouldn't be. One of the main advantages of automatic
memory management is to free the programmer from worry about dereferencing
deallocated memory. It sounds to me as if you are proposing a mechanism
for violating that contract.
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