Wed, 14 May 1997 14:30:40 -0400
Ok, folks, I blew the references on this one!
I was thinking of
CONS Should not CONS its Arguments, or, a Lazy Alloc is a Smart Alloc
ACM Sigplan Notices 27, 3 (Mar 1992), 24-34.
Sorry for the confusion.
To clarify, this would require a copying GC at the
> From: Henry G. Baker <email@example.com>
> To: ET <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Architecture
> Date: Wednesday, 14 May, 1997 13:09
> > When I was implementing MIT-Scheme for the 8086, I
> > decided to use the SP register as the allocation frontier,
> > and the BP register to point to the current environment.
> > Henry Baker apparently came up with this at around the
> > same time with his ``Cheney on the MTA'' paper that
> > introduces ``treadmill GC''.
> > ~jrm
> I'm confused. Cheney on the MTA is a way to map continuations onto C.
> Treadmill GC is a way to do RT GC without motion sickness.
> Henry Baker
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