[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change
Tue, 28 May 2002 14:12:15 -0400
>  Don't throw the first stone, they say! For one, I routinely ab=
> immediate automatic finalisation in C-Python, but _only_ after Tim =
> me it will never go away. Still, there is no promise of this in th=
> manual :-).
That's because there isn't a CPython manual: *the* reference manual =
telling the truth about Python-the-language. You'll regret your sinf=
if you ever move to JPython or Vyper, but you won't, so sleep easy. =
Guido ever gets rid of refcounts in CPython-the-implementation, the l=
will get renamed to Orlijnthon (or something like that <wink>).