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It was thus said that the Great Tim Hill once stated:
> > On Nov 20, 2018, at 10:17 AM, Philippe Verdy <> wrote:
> > 
> > generations identifiable as any object;
> > 
> > This would be useful for example to create different pools, notably for
> > caches (Lua appliations would be able to manage efficiently their "cache
> > eviction policy", which is something very important to avoid DOS attacks
> > that attempt to clear caches used by concurrent threads, and to avoid
> > time attacks similar to Meltdown, measuring the time to honor requests,
> > which is shorter if an object is still in cache than when it is not
> > because the object has to be reconstructed, meaning that a third party
> > can know if an object was recently used by another thread).
> > 
> In al this long thread, what specific problem are you trying to solve?
> It’s been established that the current GC behavior is by design and not a
> bug. And the various proposals around changes to __gc don’t seem to offer
> any new functionality.

  As Dirk mention, Philippe may be a disciple of Bourbaki and is attempting
to bring more formalized rigor and abstraction to Lua.

  -spc (Or maybe not ... I do not with to contradict the Great Philippe
	Verdy with false inferences)