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I think this article is great. However, I think you should spend a little more time (like your last comment) describing why this is important; make it obvious why people should appreciate your work. I, for one, wish I was better at memory management since I spend most of my time in managed C# (and other languages with memory management). For your next post, spend a little more time spelling out the details for why each step is important: what is gained by not copying _this_ memory? Compare the memory usage profile of the managed vs. unmanaged algorithms. Explain the constraints of the GC (and perhaps some history). Many people assume the GC will always do a better job at managing memory than they can, so explain the corner cases for when that's not true.



tkelogg, I am realy happy you found the post interesting and informative. Sometimes one forget to explain things that may seem obvious and one thinks that the code speaks for itself when it doesn't. I'll keep your advice in mind when I'll write my next post. In the mean time I have edited the post and added some additional explanations. Thank You :)




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