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On 28/05/06, Benjohn Barnes <benjohn / fysh.org> wrote:
>
> When I first came to Ruby, I'd been using C++'s Boost library, and
> the smart pointer in that [1]. I noticed that Ruby didn't have a weak
> pointer, and felt I'd find that a problem. I made a lot of use of
> weak pointers in manager objects; they'd only manage something for as
> long as other people made use of it. I've definitely not needed them
> at all though, so maybe it's no big issue :)
>

For anyone who needs weak references:
http://www.ruby-doc.org/stdlib/libdoc/weakref/rdoc/index.html

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