Subject: Re: conservative gc sucks
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 14 Jan 2003 08:02:51 +0000
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

* Andy Freeman
| Can this reliably work on Unix?

  If you delete an open file, what exactly do you want to rely on?

  Why would you want to enroll such an open file in this mechanism?

  Or are you afraid of what might happen if you delete a file under a
  program that relies on it?  If so, what makes you think that this
  clever way of dealing with files will make a substantial difference?

  In other words, what exactly did you think I proposed?

Erik Naggum, Oslo, Norway

Act from reason, and failure makes you rethink and study harder.
Act from faith, and failure makes you blame someone and push harder.