Morph Must Die!!! (a bug report)
raab at isgnw.cs.Uni-Magdeburg.DE
Tue Jun 16 10:31:49 UTC 1998
Tim, Travis, Alan,
> Instead of reimplementing the manual release protocol, should we look
> into implementing WeakReferences so that the GC can automatically clean
> up dependants when all "strong" references have disappeared?
That's already been done ;-) The updated version is at
The approach adds a new kind of subclass (e.g., a "weakSubclass:") to the
system. A weak subclass has *strong* fixed and *weak* indexable fields.
That's not a bug - it's a feature. So you can easily have WeakArrays (see
the WeakCollection change set) but also a number of strongly referencing
Linear algebra is your friend - Trigonometry is your enemy.
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