[Python-Dev] Functions that steal references (Re: [pygame] [patch] minor memory leaks...)

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Jun 17 02:25:22 CEST 2009

Christian Heimes wrote:

> But it is a convenient oddity nonetheless.

What's convenient about it? Seems to me it's the
opposite, since you can't just bail out if it
fails, but have to decref the reference you
thought it was going to take care of for you.


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