[Python-Dev] Overwriting objects before deallocating them

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Fri, 24 May 2002 12:30:57 -0400

On Fri, May 24, 2002 at 12:22:33PM -0400, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>Yup, it's a mess, forever.

Is it worth trying to slowly fix it?  Picking a preferred name and
making the interpreter's code use it consistently would be a start.

Anyway, thanks for the answers, Guido and Tim.  Off to finish 
PCT 1.9alpha2...

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