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[REBOL] Re: dangerous references?

From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 24-Jul-2003 16:11

Hi Maxim, 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.) Regards, Gabriele. -- Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> -- REBOL Programmer Amiga Group Italia sez. L'Aquila --- SOON: http://www.rebol.it/