Subject: Re: Lisp, the incarnation of expressiveness ...
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1999/05/20
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Lieven Marchand <>
| Is there a limit on the number of allocated stuff like that? The main
| problem I always saw was that if your OS had a limit, you could reach
| that limit before garbage collection. But I agree when that's not the
| case it can be useful.

  if the OS has such a limit, you should get an OS, or make the functions
  that allocate such objects cause a garbage collection, if you can't get
  an OS.  other people's limitations are to be overcome, not succumbed to.

@1999-07-22T00:37:33Z -- pi billion seconds since the turn of the century