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comment Demonstration of garbage collection being faster than manual memory management
If it's easy to construct an artificial example, would you mind showing a simple one?
Jul
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comment Demonstration of garbage collection being faster than manual memory management
@DanPichelman: Machine performance. Examples of the claims I've seen are here.
Jul
4
comment Demonstration of garbage collection being faster than manual memory management
@ratchetfreak: If you know of any examples that are only faster (say) 70% of the time, that's fine with me too. There must be some way to compare the two, in terms of throughput at least (latency probably wouldn't work).
Jul
4
answered Is fewer lines of code always better?
Jul
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asked Demonstration of garbage collection being faster than manual memory management
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accepted Why are actual parameters called “arguments”?
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Feb
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comment Why are actual parameters called “arguments”?
"The "argument" was an angle of some sort." Oh, are you referring to the ("arg") function?
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Feb
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comment Why are actual parameters called “arguments”?
Wow, +1 for the reference -- the other definitions are helpful as well: subject, contents.
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comment Why are actual parameters called “arguments”?
@Rachel: Yeah sure, no worries, I'll add it.