This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
And to be totally honest, you should avoid using a finalize method at all costs. You have no guarantee of when the finalize method will be called. And having a finalize method allows for what is called reincarnating a dead object. Which leads to other problems. Mark