<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 9/22/06, <b class="gmail_sendername">Raymond Hettinger</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
[Michael Chermside]<br>> I don't seem to have gotten anyone one board with the bold<br>> proposal to just rip __del__ out and tell people to learn<br>> to use weakrefs. But I'm hearing general agreement (at least
<br>> among those contributing to this thread) that it might be<br>> wise to change the status quo.<br><br>I'm on-board for just ripping out __del__.</blockquote><div><br><br>Same here. I have just been busy with other stuff to not make this thread a priority, partially because I still remember when Tim proposed this and said there was something slightly off with the way weakrefs worked for it to be the perfect solution.