[gclist] Name that hypothesis

Nick Barnes nickb@harlequin.co.uk
Tue, 03 Dec 1996 12:40:38 +0000

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