[gclist] environment trimming (was: finalization...)

Fergus Henderson fjh@cs.mu.oz.au
Wed, 2 Apr 1997 14:01:28 +1000 (EST)

Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
> David Warren, in the early 80s spoke of "environment trimming";
> (I don't know what the Mercury compiler does, but since it has more
> information, it should do even better.)

I'm afraid to say it doesn't.

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