Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at kde.org
Fri May 29 17:00:46 CEST 2009

On Friday 29 May 2009, Casper Clemence wrote:
> That occurred to me. The difference is that method is not logically
> equivilent to expressly placing the freeing functions since it creates
> additional pointers to the resources. Of course the compiler might be
> able to figure that out.

if the resource is not reference counted, it hardly matters how many pointers 
you have as long as one object is the designated "cleaner upper" 

Aaron J. Seigo
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