Timothy Hunter wrote:
> Jeff Rose wrote:
>> Tim Hunter wrote:
>>> Jeff Rose wrote:
>>>> Is there a way to get the current reference count for an object?
>>>
>>> AFAIK Ruby doesn't keep track of the reference count. If you're 
>>> coming from Python, keep in mind that Ruby uses a mark-and-sweep GC, 
>>> which is fundamentally different from Python's.
>>>
>>
>> Aha.  Didn't think about that.  Are there callbacks or anything you 
>> can use to implement reference counting without having to use special 
>> methods for referencing an object?
>>
>>
>>
> Why don't you describe what it is you're trying to do?

Just wondering...