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Re: What Happens to Garbage in Mathematica?
Hi, Share[expr] changes the way expr is stored internally, to try and minimize \ the amount of memory used. Share[ ] tries to minimize the memory used to \ store all expressions. As long as no variable (like In/Out) point to the data the memory is returned to the free memory and overwritten. Regards Jens "Steven T. Hatton" wrote: > > What happens to the alocated memory of objects such as graphics primatives > when their variable are assigned new values? For example, suppose I have a > thousand pairs of triple which I use to create a thousand Line objects. If > I then change the values of all the tripples, and create new Lines > assigning them to the same variables I used to store the original Lines, > what happens to the memory that held the original lines? > > Steven