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I have written already some time ago how big a .NET object is. John Skeet as also made a very detailed post about object sizes in .NET. I wanted to know if we can deduce the object size not by experiments (measuring) but by looking at the Rotor source code. There is indeed a simple definition in the object headers how big a .NET object minimally can be. A CLR object is still a (sophisticated) structure which is at an address that is changed quite often by the garbage collector. The picture above ......