[Vm-dev] Lazy become for Copy On Write

btc at openinworld.com btc at openinworld.com
Fri May 9 14:06:54 UTC 2014

Levente Uzonyi wrote:
> On Fri, 2 May 2014, btc at openinworld.com wrote:
> (no quote due to empty first part...)
> This idea comes up every once in a while in various forms. My last 
> attempt was 
> http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/vm-dev/2010-January/003789.html 
> . The benefits can be huge, but it's lots of work to get there.
> Levente
Yes. Its a "simple" enough "concept" on the surface that lots of people 
can get it as an original thought - like a form of convergent 
evolution.  Even as I dug just a little bit to draw that use case I 
could see difficulties - but you just don't know when you might get 
lucky sometimes bumping ideas around.

cheers -ben

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