Vance Shipley vances@REDACTED
Thu Oct 25 11:11:15 CEST 2001

What about the fact that atoms are not garbage collected?

If you are creating atoms from a text file to stick them in 
a database the number of unique atoms which get created over
time could quite easily become large.  Imagine logging the 
userid (e.g. vances) of each active session in a database.
As they leave you remove their entry in from the database.  
Wouldn't this result in an ever increasing atom table? 


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