[Python-Dev] Garbage collecting closures

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue, 15 Apr 2003 12:32:34 +1200 (NZST)


> Finalizers seem useful in general, but I would still worry about any
> specific program that managed critical resources using finalizers.

What *are* they useful for, then? Or are they only useful "in
general", and never in any particular case? :-)

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