[gclist] Demand driven generational collector

David Ungar David.Ungar@Sun.COM
Fri, 5 Oct 2001 17:27:46 -0700

"Pig in the Python" was coined by Frank Jackson when he (and I) were working
on demographic-feedback-mediated tenuring, for our OOPSLA'88 paper.
I believe it first appeared in there.

- Dave

At 4:25 PM -0400 10/5/01, Eliot Moss wrote:
>No big deal, but the usual term is "Pig in the Python", which has nice
>alliteration. I think I heard it first from Barry Hayes, who may have
>coined it. Any GC historians out there who know its origin more certainly
>:-) ?
>-- Eliot


     David Ungar
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