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Graham Wakefield wrote:
> That's really too bad; here's my vote for adding the thread reset API.
> So, if I can't re-use the thread, how can I at least free it to allow
> its resources and variables allocated to be collected?  Is this
> possible?

If there are no references to it, and it has references to things
otherwise unreferenced, then those things will get garbage
collected along with the thread.

So just delete any reference to it which you have and it
will all get cleaned up.