[swift-evolution] What about garbage collection?

Goffredo Marocchi panajev at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 16:21:38 CST 2016

This will be then more fun when we have page file support as virtual memory is already there.

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> On 9 Feb 2016, at 18:18, Charles Srstka via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>>> On Feb 9, 2016, at 8:35 AM, Jean-Denis Muys via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>>> It’s a long since resolved dispute, and GC won. I don’t want Steve Jobs to reach out from the grave and drag us back to the 70s. There’s nothing special about mobile phones: they are more powerful than the computers that GC won on in the first place.
> I’d disagree with that, for one rather important reason; the computers that GC won on had virtual memory. On mobile, when your RAM runs out, it’s out. So RAM constraints are somewhat more serious on mobile.
> Charles
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