[REBOL] Re: dangerous references?
From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 24-Jul-2003 16:11
On Thursday, July 24, 2003, 3:44:54 PM, you wrote:
MOA> will the GC eventually make this code unstable, or will it
MOA> know not to trash object a because one of its members is
MOA> being used somewhere else?
By definition, REBOL contexts have indefinite extent: basically,
as long as there's a word bound to it, a context is not destroyed.
So you can use the code above safely. (Note: this wasn't the case
for /Core 2.0, that due to a bug would have trashed such contexts
even if they were still needed.)
Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> -- REBOL Programmer
Amiga Group Italia sez. L'Aquila --- SOON: http://www.rebol.it/