[gclist] Name that hypothesis

Basile STARYNKEVITCH Basile.Starynkevitch@cea.fr
Tue, 3 Dec 1996 15:26:56 +0100


    >>  What is the name of the following hypothesis?
    >> 
    >> "Most references in a system point backwards in time, i.e. from
    >> younger objects to older objects."
    >> 
    >> In the GC community we all know this, and many of us use it
    >> frequently, but we don't seem to have agreed on a name for it.
    >> 
    >> Nick Barnes
    >> 

    Darius> "Nick Barnes International Garbage Collection Conjecture"
    Darius> sounds great to me ... :-)

Actually I think it is called the generational hypothesis.


N.B. Any opinions expressed here are solely mine, and not of my organization.
N.B. Les opinions exprimees ici me sont personnelles et n engagent pas le CEA.


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