Eric Wong <normalperson / yhbt.net> wrote:
> The ephemeral class patch series is smaller and cleaner, it makes
> no user-visible changes.

The ephemeral class flag can eventually be expanded for use in other
modules, not just I/O ones.

The unique subclass used in timeout.rb to distinguish nested timeouts
is one example (especially if we decide to rewrite timeout.rb in C).

-- 
Eric Wong