On 11.10.2008 04:07, christoforever / gmail.com wrote:

> Thank you to everyone who has responded and for your insight. Coming
> from a java threading background I simply assumed that creating a new
> sub-classed thread would run the constructor and then the following
> run method.

There is no run method in Ruby's threads.

> Thank you for the comments however they are much
> appreciated and allowed me to see a different point of view.

You're welcome.

Kind regards

	robert