[Python-Dev] Re: tp_clear return value

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 11 Apr 2003 10:53:39 -0400

> So I'm unclear on what we're trying to optimize when a tp_clear
> nukes less than the corresponding tp_traverse visits.  I suppose
> "code space" is one decent answer to that.

Yes.  Though the type object example shows there are other differences
(thanks Martin).

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