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Date: 2000-01-14 (07:48)
From: Juergen Pfitzenmaier <pfitzen@i...>
Subject: Re: Threads Library
Xavier Leroy wrote:
> This is correct.  Currently, there is no automatic reclaimation of
> threads whose identifier (the associated Thread.t value) is
> unreachable, because those threads could be "daemon" threads that do
> useful work in the background.

Why not use a special instance of Thread for daemon threads and reclaim
only all normal uses of Thread that became unreachable ?