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From Martin van den Bemt <>
Subject Re: jcl blog post
Date Thu, 17 Feb 2005 23:13:47 GMT
>>:-D :-D
>>Sort of..."dealocate"?
>>SWT too, you to "dealocate" fonts you use.
> While that's technically true, I have been using SWT for over a year now
> and have never needed to dispose of any resources manually.  SWT provides
> Image and Font registries that handle that for you.  Also, all child
> controls are disposed when their parent is disposed.  
> It's much nicer than some people would like you to believe.

In Swing you need to dispose stuff too, else you'll end up with a lot of 
memory leaks (which most people are unaware off..). That's worse than 
knowing up front that you need to dispose stuff you create in my view..


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