[Python-Dev] Product iteration

Mark Hammond mhammond@skippinet.com.au
Wed, 26 Jul 2000 18:45:48 +1000

> I think I'd rather have this solved by weak references then by building
> cycles. Cycles are evil even in the face of GC -- you have undetermined
> finalization.

It's worth pointing out that Python actually guarantees you may have
undetermined finalization - it's just not an implementation requirement
that it be that way.

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