[Fwd: Re: Keeping oops across primitives]

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Thu Jun 8 19:33:30 UTC 2006

Oops, I sent this accidentally only to Bryce...

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Subject: Re: Keeping oops across primitives
Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2006 10:50:54 -0700
From: Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de>
To: Bryce Kampjes <bryce at kampjes.demon.co.uk>
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Hi Bryce -

>  > Question: Does anyone see a serious problem with the above proposal? I'm 
>  > about to implement this right away so if you see an issue with it, 
>  > please let me know.
> Your solution sounds fine. I'd prefer to be able to register variables
> as roots rather than having to place things in arrays for my use. But
> then I'm just tracking entry points rather than individual objects (a
> dictionary that maps classes and selectors to natively compiled
> methods and an array of objects so natively compiled code can access
> objects).

Actually, this is an interesting thought. I have the need for managing a
dynamic array of roots but this could be handled just as easily by
tracking a variable pointing to a Squeak array.

So, does anyone feel strongly about going either way?

   - Andreas

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