[R] difference between "external pointer" and "weak reference"

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 17 14:10:05 CET 2003

http://developer.r-project.org has the background papers.

On Fri, 17 Jan 2003, Vanguelov, Krassimir wrote:

> Could you tell me where can I read more about the difference between
> "external pointer"(EXTPTRSXP) and "weak reference"(WEAKREFSXP) in R and what
> were they intended for? 

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