Re: C++ GC

James Kanze US/ESC 60/3/141 #40763 <>
13 Feb 1996 18:10:50 -0500

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From: James Kanze US/ESC 60/3/141 #40763 <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers,comp.lang.ada
Followup-To: comp.compilers
Date: 13 Feb 1996 18:10:50 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 96-01-037 96-02-043 96-02-077
Keywords: C++, GC (Robert Dewar) writes:
> It is also telling that the ISO C++ standard [doesn't have GC] and
> as far as I know there was no significant pressure for this addition.

Just for the record, the initial request (from HP) to ANSI for a C++
standard stated as possible extensions to be looked into: templates,
exceptions and garbage collection.

James Kanze Tel.: (+33) 88 14 49 00 email:
GABI Software, Sarl., 8 rue des Francs-Bourgeois, F-67000 Strasbourg, France

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