Why don't people like lisp?
bjorn.pettersen at comcast.net
Sat Oct 25 22:44:44 CEST 2003
"Donn Cave" <donn at drizzle.com> wrote in news:1067059881.277884 at yasure:
> Quoth "Rainer Deyke" <rainerd at eldwood.com>:
>| I understand both the specification and the implementation of
>| finalization in Python, as well as the reasoning behind them. My
>| point is, I would prefer it if Python guaranteed immediate
>| finalization of unreferenced objects. Maybe I'll write a PEP about
>| if someday.
> Write code first! I think most would see it as a good thing,
> but I have the impression from somewhere that a guarantee of
> immediate finalization might not be a practical possibility,
> given reference cycles etc.
google for 'tofte talpin region analysis'.
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