[Python-Dev] decorate-sort-undecorate

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Oct 13 23:44:19 EDT 2003

Tim Peters <tim.one at comcast.net>:

> mostly because space allocated for integer objects is immortal.

The implementation doesn't necessarily have to store the
sequence numbers as Python integers.

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