[fpc-devel] weak referencing (was Suggestion:.....)

Giuliano Colla giuliano.colla at fastwebnet.it
Tue Sep 23 10:31:26 CEST 2014

Il 23/09/2014 02:24, John Briggs ha scritto:
>> Sven
>> At the risk of starting a flame war I have been pondering this question
>> since these threads have started:
>> Why has there been so many messages on this list debating the pros and cons
>> of reference counting objects?

Because many of us are scared to death from the idea of adding as a 
default a "feature" which could break millions of lines of existing 
code, degrade performance, and create incredible debugging headaches, 
without bringing any benefit to the overwhelming majority of users.


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