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$recycler, $garbage, etc
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 1995 16:04:56 PST
From: Quinn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Is there any reason to "recycle" objects (parent them to $garbage and re-use)
other than keeping down max_object()? Is that benefit really anything but an
I'm thinking I'd have a lot less trouble on my MOO if I just used built-in
recycle() and create(): Quicker, less chance for blown creation and
destruction routines, no book-keeping problems with re-created objects.
I'd still use the $recycler wrappers, of course, to restrict use of the
builtins. But, I repeat in closing, is there a good functional reason
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