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From Maciek Sakrejda <m.sakre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JavaScript VS. Weak references
Date Tue, 07 Feb 2012 20:54:18 GMT
> Ah, I guess I should go to bed, gn8

You were right up to Flash Player 8 ;)

http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flashplayer/articles/garbage_collection.html

(that's when FP switched from ref counting to mark-and-sweep, which
avoids problems with circular references)

Still, weak references are certainly very useful when you do need
them; the framework refactoring you suggested may be worth a look.

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