On 21.05 21:33, Erik Terpstra wrote:
> In lower level languages you usually know if your program is efficient 
> with available memory because you allocate it yourself.
> 
> I find it very hard to make memory-efficient programs in Ruby when they 
> become larger and more complex.

A good design is important, not generating lot's of intermediate
objects (this will be less important when the generational gc is
included), and then iff the app eats too much memory replacing
some critical classes by C-extensions.

- Einar Karttunen