[webkit-dev] Memory Management of Webkit on MacOS

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Wed May 20 10:11:42 PDT 2009

On May 20, 2009, at 9:33 AM, Lucius Fox wrote:

> Sorry. I meant does Webkit on MacOS X uses 'reference counted or  
> garbage collected' memory management?


For Objective-C objects it uses whatever mode of memory management the  
host application chooses. This is also how Mac OS X system frameworks  
like AppKit behave.

For its own non-Objective-C objects it uses both reference counting  
and garbage collection.

     -- Darin

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