[plt-scheme] 301.4

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Tue Jan 31 14:09:12 EST 2006

Conservative garbage collection is when the collector is
not supported by the run-time system, and must therefore
make a guess as to what is and isn't a root.  "Precise" in
this context means it knows precisely what the roots are,
because the run-time system informs it.

You should read the survey of GC by Wilson:



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