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>>>>> "Felix" == Felix Winkelmann <felix@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes: Felix> Am Tue, 06 Jan 2004 10:22:13 +0100 hat Michael Sperber Felix> <sperber@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> geschrieben: michael> Let me rephrase: In what kind of environment would "hairy" michael> *necessarily* imply "GC-causing"? Felix> In an environment where the primitive (like SCHEME_EXTRACT_DOUBLE) Felix> involves non-trivial operations, perhaps because of Scheme-level Felix> hooks, or because if subclassing (SCHEME_RECORD_P comes to mind), Felix> or for other reasons like some original data representation is used. I asked a question of the type "In what kind of environment would X hold?" Your answering "in an environment where X holds." Technically, that's an answer to my question. Just not a useful one. -- Cheers =8-} Mike Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla