[Python-Dev] Reference counting when entering and exiting scopes
Guido van Rossum
gvanrossum at gmail.com
Thu Apr 21 16:28:33 CEST 2005
> So the two things I thought were glitches are actually cancelling each
> other out. Very good. Thanks for your help.
Though I wonder why it was written so delicately. Would explicit
INCREF/DECREF really have hurt the performance that much? This is only
the bytecode compiler, which isn't on the critical path.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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