[Openmcl-devel] Openmcl-devel Digest, Vol 52, Issue 14

Derrell Piper ddp at electric-loft.org
Sat Feb 16 17:33:52 UTC 2008


That seems to me to be the right compromise.  It's a cool trick, but  
it should be safe to use or it's pointless.

On Feb 16, 2008, at 9:00 AM, openmcl-devel-request at clozure.com wrote:

> One compromise would be to say "ok,we'll create the NSString for
> you at rumtime, but we'll autorelease it (essentially, arrange
> that #/release is called on the next iteration of the event loop.)
> If whatever you're calling expects the string to persist longer
> than that, it needs to #/retain the string in order to ensure that."




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