Heap based mutable arrays?

James Hague <>
Thu May 3 18:36:47 CEST 2001


Sean Hinde wrote:
>
> We hear that supporting automatically mutable 
> tuples is not possible due to
> the nature of the current garbage collector -
> in R8 there is an optimisation
> for multiple updates in one go within a record
> but it still gets copied.

Where is this information about R8 coming from :)

I'm curious to know what's planned.

James




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