Heap based mutable arrays?

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Heap based mutable arrays?

James Hague-3
Sean Hinde wrote:
> We hear that supporting automatically mutable
> tuples is not possible due to
> the nature of the current garbage collector -
> in R8 there is an optimisation
> for multiple updates in one go within a record
> but it still gets copied.

Where is this information about R8 coming from :)

I'm curious to know what's planned.