[fpc-devel] weak referencing (was Suggestion:.....)
giuliano.colla at fastwebnet.it
Tue Sep 23 10:31:26 CEST 2014
Il 23/09/2014 02:24, John Briggs ha scritto:
>> 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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