Posted Feb 28, 2007 2:29 UTC (Wed) by flewellyn
In reply to: garbage-collecting VMs
Parent article: Ruby Performance (Linux Journal)
Well, that's kind of a separate issue from memory management, though.
You can use a GC with a compiled language: Lisps have had it for years, and have been compiled
since the 70s. Heck, you can use the Boehm-Weiser GC with C or C++. So memory
management is orthogonal to compilation vs interpretation.
Thanks for the tip, though. I do write a fair amount of Python code.
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