Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:15524] Re: Newbie GC question"
    on 01/05/22, "Patrick Logan" <patrickdlogan / home.com> writes:

|Lisp systems have traditionally had a function (often called GCTWA) in order
|to Garbage Collect Totally Worthless Atoms. (A symbol is one kind of atom in
|Lisp.) Doing this takes a lot of effort, and so is made a deliberate action.

Intersting.  But recent Lisps like Common Lisp or Scheme seem not to
have the function.

							matz.