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Re: Guile + Boehm GC: First Remarks

From: Mikael Djurfeldt
Subject: Re: Guile + Boehm GC: First Remarks
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 09:35:32 +0200

On 6/1/06, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
Yeah, and it's actively maintained and actively used.  The mailing list
is active as well and Hans Boehm has been very helpful answering my
questions.  Also, it's ported to a wide range of platforms, it's highly
tuned, it's designed to live with and take advantage of preemptive
multithreading, etc.  It's the result of a decade of design and
implementation work, as can be seen from .

I believe we would never have sufficient manpower to compete with it
(and it seems that most other language runtime implementors arrived to
the same conclusion).

Yet, as long as the current GC is more efficient (as measured by
performance tests), there is no reason to switch, right?

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