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Date: 2006-10-03 (08:05)
From: Tom <tom.primozic@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Feature proposal: improved compare
> I believe that won't work with OCaml's GC because it contains a copying
> collector, obviating a total ordering over pairs of pointers.

The pointer used in total ordering is points outside the heap, into the
OCaml code (either machine code or byte-code), which, as far as I know, is
neither moved nor collected (although this would actually be a useful
feature, unloading modules...)