[gclist] Name that hypothesis

Darius Blasband darius@phidani.be
Tue, 3 Dec 1996 15:10:26 +0100 (MET)

> 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

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