[Python-Dev] Register-based VM for CPython

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Sun Nov 18 15:37:57 CET 2012

2012/11/18 Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>:
> Also, I would point out that the reference counting behaviour is an
> important feature of *C*Python (to the point that we have test cases
> checking against reference cycles), so we can't break it nilly-willy.

The tests about reference cycles are just tests that garbage is
collected, a Python language feature. Those aren't technically CPython


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