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Re: About shared substrings

From: Keith Wright
Subject: Re: About shared substrings
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2004 17:34:42 -0500

> From: Neil Jerram <address@hidden>
>     Roland> This is almost magical :)
> When a shared substring cell is GC'd, what prevents it from trying
> to free the substring chars that it is pointing to?

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