Subject: Re: Is "-init" really needed?

> On 10 Aug 2017, at 15:15, Alastair Houghton <[email protected]>
> wrote:
> On 10 Aug 2017, at 15:09, Charles Srstka <[email protected]> wrote:
>> They’re equivalent syntactically, but performance-wise, +array and friends
>> will cause the object to be put into an autorelease pool. Therefore, +new is
>> better for performance.
> Not with ARC they don’t. The ARC logic circumvents the autorelease pool in
> that case.

Are you sure?

We had a discussion about autorelease pools recently, and it seems that they’re
still used by Cocoa APIs (to support ARC and non-ARC code).



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