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Re: Recent GCPRO removal and copying GC

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Recent GCPRO removal and copying GC
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2015 10:06:59 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2015 23:54:38 -0400
> Cc: address@hidden
> And of course, all this is hypothetical: the need/desire for a better GC
> has existed from the last 20 years at least, and yet here we are.
> So it's likely that our naive mark&sweep will still be with us for
> a long time.

Indeed.  So I think any request for bringing back something like GCPRO
should be accepted only if there's an alternative GC scheme already
implemented and all but ready to be merged with master.  We've had our
share of intentions and ideas in this area that never materialized,

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