Garbage collection of atoms
Tue Nov 2 16:55:19 CET 1999
James Hague writes:
> With a high enough limit on the number of atoms, though, garbage
> collection would only rarely be necessary (I don't know what the
> current limit is). Even having to manually invoke atom collection
> would be a reasonable solution.
I remember some Lisp systems used to have a GCTWA function in order to
explicitly "Garbage Collect Totally Worthless Atoms".
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