Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:26236] Re: [OT] Re: KDE or GNOME curiosity question..."
    on 01/11/24, Edward Diener <eldiener / earthlink.net> writes:

|While GC is nice, every language which has it needs a mechanism which 
|forces the immediate destruction of a particular type of object when 
|that object goes out of scope. Why ? Because without this feature, it is 
|impossible to design objects which have resources which must be 
|immediately released when the object is destroyed ( RAAI ).

??

Ruby and many other languages with GC (Java is in the same boat) allow
resource finalization when the object is "destroyed".

							matz.