[racket] Destroy object ?

From: Raoul Duke (raould at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Sep 30 12:43:55 EDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 3:44 AM, Jay McCarthy <jay.mccarthy at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, you don't have to send things there and you can't get the deleted data back.

hello Ted,

note that in most gc systems, you can't say "clean up X right now!"
which can be unfortunate when you are talking about trying to clean up
some X other than just memory (files, sockets, whatever else).

see, for example, IDisposable in C#. (e.g.

sincerely (+ apologies if this was an unnecessary thing to say that
only made gc more confusing to understand, but i think it is a very
relevant thing that folks from non-gc'd languages would be curious

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