[Python-Dev] d.get_key(key) -> key?
Guido van Rossum
Wed, 05 Jun 2002 21:11:47 -0400
> It is my understanding that calling intern creates a string that is
> forever immortal? [Perhaps this is a question for python-list
> For our application, we can not afford to "leak" the memory we would
> lose to the immortal strings.
Thanks for explaining that. The use case still seems to esoteric to
me to warrant adding a feature to Python. You could always write an
extension that does it though. :-)
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)