Newsgroup summaries:mozilla-dev-tech-js-engine:2006-11-17

Announcements

  • Relicensing Rhino to MPL
    • Rhino has been released under MPL/GPL license which makes it possible to distribute third party software with Apache.

Discussions

  • JS_AddNamedRoot
    • A user is wondering where and when he would need to call JS_AddNamedRoot in C code.
  • Recycle array objects
    • A user trying to overcome the need of using huge number of arrays (as vectors) asks if its possible to reuse unreferenced array objects instead of create new ones in SpiderMonkey.
    • Mike Shaver's response was that resurrecting objects is not possible and that objects in SpiderMonkey are not reference counted.

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