Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:04425] Re: Real world performance problems"
    on 00/08/11, Aleksi Niemel? <aleksi.niemela / cinnober.com> writes:

|Besides, I don't know a thing about GCs, so i guess we need real experts
|from Academic world to help us (or Matz :). Current GC has been borrowed
|from some Scheme implementation, it seems, so maybe we don't have to do it
|ourselves next time either. That would be nice too ;).

Masato Kiyama at Hiroshima City University implemented generational GC
for Ruby.  In the technical report he wrote, it cuts 86% of collection
time at most.  I guess it will eventually be merged into the future
release.

							matz.