On Thu, 28 Nov 2002, Hal E. Fulton wrote:

> ----- 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_...

sprintf("%.3d", ?\a)  ...


David

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