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>> You read it right, we plan to have incremental garbage collection in 5.1.

>How is the compaction going to work? Incremental compaction (to complement
>incremental scanning) seems to only be possible when items are tokenised
>(are they in Lua?). Ie, will there be incremental compaction as well, or
>will that still be monolithic?

The way we are planning it, it's an incremental mark-and-sweep, that is,
both mark and sweep are done incrementally, but we are still figuring out the