Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:02548] Re: frozen behavior"
    on 00/04/21, mengx / nielsenmedia.com <mengx / nielsenmedia.com> writes:

|Is it possible to make String instance frozen be
|the default?  That is, one has to explicitly 'unfreeze'|'thaw' a string to
|modify in place. Currently, I have to type a lot 'string'.freeze, and I
|saw many other ruby programs doing the same thing.

It would break existing codes.  In addition, Ruby interpreter depends
on the fact that frozen objects, especially strings, are never be
unfrozen.

|On an unrelated topic, is there an ruby interpreter option to
|turn off GC? If not, could it be added ?

call `GC::disable'.

							matz.