[racket] garbage collection and process idling

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Oct 20 17:20:13 EDT 2010

Yes. This is something I think would be an interesting research
project, along with a generalisation of weak refs. It's fairly simple
to frame as a reinforcement learning problem. This is some work on
this, but I think tech. has moved on in important ways since.


On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> Er, and maybe add to that scheduled GC strategy a sense of how worthwhile we
> think a GC might be at that time, so that we're not just doing, e.g., a GC 1
> second after each request in a lightly-loaded system, potentially delay
> service to the next request when GC wasn't needed.

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