[Mono-dev] OracleClient.Oci and GC

Neale Ferguson NealeFerguson at verizon.net
Tue Aug 26 13:42:31 UTC 2014

Yeah, it is a sealed class which is why I didn't do protected virtual, so I'm wondering to what your initial remark referred: "Idiomatic IDisposable implementation is slightly different from what you have." 

On Aug 26, 2014, at 1:09 AM, Jonathan Pryor <jonpryor at vt.edu> wrote:

> On Aug 25, 2014, at 2:05 PM, Neale Ferguson <NealeFerguson at verizon.net> wrote:
>> Do you mean mine not having protected virtual? 
> Dispose(bool) doesn't need to be `protected virtual` unless you plan on supporting inheritance.
> Rephrased: if your type is sealed, it doesn't need to be `protected virtual`. If your type *isn't* sealed, your type probably should provide a `protected virtual void Dispose(bool disposing)`.
> - Jon

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