[Python-Dev] instancemethod_getattro seems to be partially wrong

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Nov 23 20:32:31 EST 2003

Guido says:

> I guess it's my anti-Scheme attitude.  I just think the problem is in
> the deeply nested structures.  There usually is a less nested data
> structure that doesn't have the problem.

and then he says:

> Well, unclear.  Frame chains make sense as chains because they are
> reference-counted individually.

which surely goes to show that sometimes it *does* make
sense to use a deeply nested structure?

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