release and thoughts

Billy Tanksley
Tue, 22 Aug 1995 14:10:06 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 22 Aug 1995, Tommy Hallgren wrote:

> > On Fri, 18 Aug 1995, Tommy Hallgren wrote:

> > > Billy Tanksley wrote:

> > I didn't say that VM was slower in any universal sense.  It does slow 
> > certain things down at certain times, though (for example, while it's 
> > swapping).

> The alternative to swapping is 'Out of memory'. :-) 

No, I'm not arguing against swapping.  I'm arguing for timed swapping.  
The alternative to swapping now is... swapping later!  (Or, possibly, 
planning ahead and swapping before.)  At any rate, you need a proof 
system for that.