[Python-3000] Making more effective use of slice objects in Py3k

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sun Aug 27 23:17:12 CEST 2006

On 8/27/06, Josiah Carlson <jcarlson at uci.edu> wrote:
> [1] When I say "tree persistance", I mean those cases like a -> b -> c,
> where view b persist because view a persists, even though b doesn't have
> a reference otherwise.  Making both views a and b reference c directly
> allows for b to be freed when it is no longer used.

Yeah, but you're still keeping c alive, which is the real memory waste.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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