[Python-3000] PEP Draft: Enhancing the buffer protcol

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 05:09:34 CET 2007

Greg Ewing wrote:
> Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> I'd also like to know what should happen if 
>> the object's Python refcount drops to zero, but the view count is still 
>> greater than 0.
> That shouldn't happen, because the code using the view
> ought to be responsible for holding a reference to the
> containing object as long as it's using the view.

That's what I thought, but it should probably be mentioned explicitly in 
the PEP (and the eventual docs) that the memory reference needs to be in 
addition to a normal object reference, rather than instead of.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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