[gclist] why malloc/free instead of GC?

Jonas Munsin jmunsin@iki.fi
Thu, 20 Feb 2003 21:15:31 +0200

On Mon, Feb 17, 2003 at 08:49:45PM +0100, Basile STARYNKEVITCH wrote:
> Actually, I'm surprised that today's major opensource projects (like
> Apache, GNOME, KDE...) don't use GC [with the exception of Emacs,
> which used to explicitly show GC periods to user - this was a wrong
> decision, because it made users complain against GC].

There are a few C opensource projects which use gc, w3m is one that
comes to mind.