Re: Proposal to package C/C++ garbage collector
Enrique Zanardi wrote:
>On Thu, 6 Nov 1997, Oliver Elphick wrote:
>> The names `gc', or `libgc' seem likely to cause confusion, so I propose to
>> call the package `boehmgc'. The actual library, though, will be libgc.so
>> libgc.a. Comments, please?
>What about a name related to the functionality, like "garbcoll"? I guess
>not many people remember the name of the author of the programs they use...
The trouble is that there are other garbage collectors. To use a name like
that preempts every other one. I thought that would be a bit unfriendly.
Oliver Elphick Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
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