[Python-Dev] Memory management in the AST parser & compiler
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Mon Nov 28 21:14:41 CET 2005
On 11/18/05, Neil Schemenauer <nas at arctrix.com> wrote:
> Perhaps we should use the memory management technique that the rest
> of Python uses: reference counting. I don't see why the AST
> structures couldn't be PyObjects.
Me neither. Adding yet another memory allocation scheme to Python's
already staggering number of memory allocation strategies sounds like
a bad idea.
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
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