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  What I Hate About Your Programming Language
Subject:   Java: one thing I dislike about it
Date:   2003-05-13 22:55:30
From:   anonymous2
Garbage collection. Not having to call free() is like not having to declare variables before they're used. It just promotes sloppy coding when a programming language encourages people to leave information out of the program (e.g. when an object is or should be freed).



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  • Java: one thing I dislike about it
    2003-05-14 04:33:03  anonymous2 [View]

    http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/docs/api/java/lang/System.html#gc()
    • Java: one thing I dislike about it
      2003-05-14 05:46:19  anonymous2 [View]

      Running the garbage collector is not the same as deallocating an object
      • Java: one thing I dislike about it
        2003-05-14 07:33:18  anonymous2 [View]

        aLeftoverObject = null;
        System.gc();
    • Java: one thing I dislike about it
      2003-05-14 05:29:39  anonymous2 [View]

      what do you think then about .close() method?
      That is garbage collection!