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Simon Cozens
February 14, 2001 16:11
Re: Garbage collection (was Re: JWZ on s/Java/Perl/)
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On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 01:24:34PM -0800, Damien Neil wrote:
> Using object lifetime to control state is almost never a good idea,
> even if you have deterministic finalization. 

A deterministic finalization means we shouldn't need to force programmers
to have good ideas. Make it easy, remember? :)

Stinginess with privileges is kindness in disguise.
		-- Guide to VAX/VMS Security, Sep. 1984

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