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(ref) Clear phantom reference as soft and weak references do

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        Soft and weak references are automatically-cleared references (i.e. these references are cleared by the collector before it's enqueued) whereas phantom reference is not an automatically-cleared reference. Instead, the get method of a phantom reference always returns null to ensure that the referent of a phantom reference may not be retrieved.

        This proposes to make phantom references automatically-cleared reference as soft and weak references do.

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                mchung Mandy Chung
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                mchung Mandy Chung
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