Re: SGCL - Garbage Collector for C++

James Kanze <>
Fri, 29 Feb 2008 16:21:40 -0800 (PST)
On Feb 29, 8:58 pm, Ian Collins <> wrote:

James Kanze wrote:

On Feb 29, 1:10 pm, Sam <> wrote:

James Kanze writes:

And if you intentionally reject the use of a labor saving
device, and do something by hand which can easily be automated,
you're being professionally irresponsible.

And you'll be even more professionally irresponsible if you
use a so-called "labor saving device" as merely a crutch to
support your own lack of experience and know-how, rather than
taking the time, learning, and educating yourself on how to do
it right in the first place, instead of relying on
mis-designed spaghetti code to pull you nuts out of the fire.

Doing it right is doing it in the most effective and
maintainable way possible. Not inventing a lot of make-work
just to be able to bill extra time.

Your problems begin when your maintenance task is to port the
code to a platform without GC support.....

Or to a platform without C++ support... Or in my case, to a
platform without directories, or sockets, or files, or threads.
GC support is at least as widely available as threads or

James Kanze (GABI Software)
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