Proposal: Pooled memory management

Fergus Henderson fjh at
Mon Jan 20 00:52:17 EST 2003

On 20-Jan-2003, Manuel M T Chakravarty <chak at> wrote:
> Sven Panne <Sven.Panne at> wrote,
> * I want to get v1.0 of the spec fixed.  We are really only
>   in bug fix mode for quite a while and only the finalizer
>   problems held us back from finishing the spec.
> In particular, I don't want to add a largely untested
> library.
> So, I propose to add Pool to the portable libraries package,
> but leave it out of the spec.

I agree.  I support the inclusion of this proposal in FFI v1.1
or v2.0, but let's ship v1.0 first.

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