----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lyle Johnson" <lyle / users.sourceforge.net>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.ruby
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2002 9:32 AM
Subject: Re: explicit destroy


[snip]

> And so a short example of its use would go like this:
> 
>      # Create some agents
>      bond = Agent.new
>      jinx = Agent.new
> 
>      # Jinx wants to know when Bond dies
>      bond.befriend(jinx)
> 
>      # Kill Bond; this should trigger a call to
>      # Jinx's notifyOfDeath() method.
>      bond.die

I can see the movie now: _Garbage Collect Another Day_...

Hal