ANNOUNCE - graphics package

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Wed Jan 21 13:51:12 CET 2004


From: "Bengt Kleberg" <>
> interestingly enough there is no sys->close() function for file handles 
> in inferno programming with limbo. the manual says ''There is no 
> explicit ``close'' routine: when the last reference to the file 
> descriptor is released, the system closes the associated file.''

Limbo uses reference counting, so this is feasible. 

/Vlad



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