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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: "Marc A. Criley" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2001 12:40:05 -0400
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Stephane Richard wrote:
> I would like to push this question to the following:
> If Ada does not have a garbage collection, does it need one?  or does it
> just manage it's objects by their scopes and global availability?
> By that I am asking is would it be an actual advantage to have a garbage
> collector in the language?
> Regards
> Stephane Richard
> Software Developer

This topic regularly comes up in the comp.lang.ada newsgroup.  I would
suggest some research in its archives, since pretty much everything that
can be said about Ada and garbage collection has been said there at one
time or another.

Marc A. Criley
Senior Staff Engineer
Quadrus Corporation