[Python-3000] Delayed reference counting idea

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Sep 20 02:59:14 CEST 2006

Bob Ippolito wrote:

> There's no need to worry about that in the case of PyPy. Those kinds
> of choices are made way before runtime, so there's no required
> indirection.

Even so, we're talking about machine-generated code rather
than the sort of hand-crafting you need to get the best
out of something critical like GC. There could still be
room for inefficiencies.


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