[Python-3000] PEP: Eliminate __del__

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue May 1 11:17:02 CEST 2007

> Historically, __del__ has been one of the more error-laden dark corners
> of the language.  From an implementation point of view, it has
> proven to be a thorny maintenance problem that grew almost beyond
> the range of human comprehension once garbage collection was introduced.



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