Thanks for the explanations....


On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:24 PM, Ulrich Windl <Ulrich.Windl@rz.uni-regensburg.de> wrote:
>>> Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com> schrieb am 16.01.2014 um 11:03 in Nachricht
> Ulrich Windl wrote:
>> Off-topic: I can remember a statement of the late 80ies where a programmer
>> claimed the 32-bit address space is so large that one does not have to care
>> about garbage collection in virtual address space; just use new addresses.
>> I think even with 64 bit one should always try not to waste address space.
> Wow, good thing you're here to remind us of these little details, I would
> never have thought of that! What on earth will we do now?
> Oh wait, right in the LMDB design paper, there's a discussion of garbage
> collection. Someone must have thought of it already, after all. You're the
> worst kind of fool, one who believes he knows more than he actually does, in
> a
> world where it's trivially easy to acquire the actual facts.


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