[Python-Dev] Object finalization for local (ie function) scopes

Greg Ewing greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Jun 10 22:43:00 EDT 2004

> Granted, it's not finalization in the technical sense but it is in
> the logical sense: when the function returns, the try/finally calls
> a method which must assume that the object will no longer be used
> after that

Maybe it should be called finally-ization. :-)

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