[Python-Dev] Product iteration
Eric S. Raymond
Wed, 26 Jul 2000 18:09:59 -0400
Jeremy Hylton <email@example.com>:
> The argument about finalization is specious. You should not write
> code that depends on current finalization semantics to do things like
> closing files. It's relying on an implementation-dependent feature
> that is not part of the language spec. (Just try it on JPython.)
I strongly agree.
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