Wed, 1 May 2002 11:31:05 -0700
Tim Peters wrote:
> How do we know which other objects they refer to?
We call tp_traverse on them.
> How do we know that the
> set of objects they refer to will never change?
The assumption is that if the object doesn't have tp_clear then it's
immutable. That's a little risky I guess.
> And do we have a reason to believe that any type other than tuples
> makes a lick of difference <wink>?
> Try adapting Python to it <wink>.
Can't do it without dropping the reference counting and breaking every
extension module (I least I can't figure out a way).