On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 11:57:36PM +0900, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
> Depends on each VM implementation.  JVM specification does not require
> GC in fact.  Some uses simple mark and sweep, some uses more
> sophisticated train algorithm (a variation of generationa GC).

For that matter, we don't really need a garbage collector in Ruby
either, but I doubt anyone would use a Ruby or Java interpreter that did
not have GC.

Paul