[xmlp] the recent garbage collector performance improvements

Timon Gehr timon.gehr at gmx.ch
Thu Feb 2 13:14:13 PST 2012

On 02/02/2012 08:32 PM, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 08:20:55PM +0100, dsimcha wrote:
>> On Thursday, 2 February 2012 at 18:55:02 UTC, Andrej Mitrovic wrote:
>>> On 2/2/12, Manu<turkeyman at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> PC's are an endangered and dying species...
>>> Kind of like when we got rid of cars and trains and ships once we
>>> started making jumbo jets.
>>> Oh wait, that didn't happen.
>> Agreed.  I just recently got my first smartphone and I love it.  I see
>> it as a complement to a PC, though, not as a substitute.  It's great
>> for when I'm on the go, but when I'm at home or at work I like a
>> bigger screen, a full keyboard, a faster processor, more memory, etc.
>> Of course smartphones will get more powerful but I doubt any will ever
>> have dual 22 inch monitors.
> [...]
> Funny you should mention that, a number of years ago I got to know a guy
> who worked in a lab that was researching organic polymer-based
> electronics, which lets you build things like screens and keyboards that
> can be rolled up or folded and put into your pocket. It was still
> experimental technology at the time, though, and I'm not expecting it to
> be publicly available anytime soon. But the day may come when your
> smartphone *can* literally have a 22" monitor (that folds into a pocket
> sized card).
> T

Chances are that region allocator can run on mobile phones just fine at 
the time that happens. ;)

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