Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:03046] Thread.new vs. Thread.start"
    on 00/05/30, Dave Thomas <Dave / thomases.com> writes:

|From a programer's perspective, what is the difference between
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|  Thread.new {}
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|and
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|  Thread.start {}

They are almost identical.  Both create and start new thread.
The only difference is `new' calls `initialize', OTOH `start' does not.

							matz.