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RE: An observation about "live" NodeLists

From: <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 12:30:33 -0400
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <852566A3.005A200E.00@us.ibm.com>
>There is, in any case, a way of dealing with the cycle
>that gets you just as much/little as weak refs, but is
>fine with Java 1.1 ... hint, try a combination of the
>handle-body idiom with finalize().
>Err ... I can elaborate on that if it's not too far off
>topic for this list ...

I think "techniques useful for implementing the DOM" is sufficently
we've had discussion of other approaches for building an efficient NodeList
in the past, and this is an interesting one.
Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
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