On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 05:51:32PM +0900, nobu.nokada / softhome.net wrote:
> In general, redefinition of "new" will be deprecated in 1.8.

Does this apply to Ruby code or just to extensions?  Will redefinition
of "new" still work, or will I just get a warning message?

What is the reasoning behind deprecating this?  What is the difference
between "new" and "allocate"?

Paul