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From "Steve Brewin" <sbre...@synsys.com>
Subject RE: [jira] Commented: (JAMES-248) memory management - finalize/nullify after successful delivery of retrieved MailImpl
Date Thu, 08 Apr 2004 21:42:29 GMT
Noel J. Bergman wrote:
> 
> > When I see variables set to null after their use,
> > I think that this programmer does not know Java.
> 
> There are good reasons for doing this, but not if the variables are
> transient.

Noel,

What 'good reasons' did you have in mind? 

What do you mean by 'transient'? Maybe...
- 'Transient' = lifetime <= program scope
- 'Persistent' = lifetime > program scope
???

-- Steve


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