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From "Caldarale, Charles R" <Chuck.Caldar...@UNISYS.com>
Subject RE: Tomact 5 - Out of Memory
Date Wed, 04 Aug 2004 18:03:45 GMT
> From: Jon Doe [mailto:mobilephantasy@hotmail.com]
> Subject: Re: Tomact 5 - Out of Memory
> 
> But hey, I thought one of the big selling points is that Java 
> DOES NOT LEAK! 

It's not a memory leak in the C-sense.  In a Java environment, the term refers to hanging
onto references to objects when they have outlived their usefulness.  Not clearing references
makes the objects pointed to appeat to be live to the garbage collector, so the space won't
be reclaimed.

 - Chuck


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