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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
on-topic;
we've had discussion of other approaches for building an efficient NodeList
in the past, and this is an interesting one.
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Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
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