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From Filip Maj <...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [iOS] Going ARC
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2012 20:23:13 GMT
What are the down-sides, if any, to moving to ARC? Potential for not being
"as optimized"? Not sure how much that matters to the typical
lists-n-buttons app that most Cordova apps are.

And up-sides? Less/cleaner/easier code?

On 3/8/12 12:16 PM, "Patrick Mueller" <pmuellr@gmail.com> wrote:

>On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 14:14, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Ref: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-274
>>
>> I say we go ARC.
>>
>
>I think we need to support ARC.  The question is do we need to support NOT
>using ARC as well.
>
>Presumably there's some pattern of leaving your retain/release calls in
>the
>code, #ifdef'd, so they aren't used when your project is using ARC, and
>are
>used when your project isn't.  Eventually, in theory, everyone is using
>ARC
>all the time (just like we were going to use GC all the time!!), and we
>can
>remove the #ifdef'y bits.
>
>-- 
>Patrick Mueller
>http://muellerware.org


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