Hi,

In message "Re: Symbols garbage collector in Ruby1.9, fixed?"
    on Wed, 1 Apr 2009 22:37:46 +0900, Julian Leviston <julian / coretech.net.au> writes:

|Is the garbage collection in 1.9 better than 1.8?

Yes, but slightly.  For example, it returns unused memory regions to
the OS more often than 1.8.

							matz.