Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:19623] Re: Forced garbage collection"
    on 01/08/13, jweirich / one.net <jweirich / one.net> writes:

|When I read about Ruby's finalizer, my first impression was "How Odd".

Your impression is right.  Finalizers are evil both for implementation
complexity, and GC performance penalty.  It's so easy to abuse.  So I
made it weird to use on purpose, to make "normal" people avoid them.

							matz.