[Python-ideas] Why not break cycles with one __del__?

Benjamin benjamin at python.org
Mon Sep 13 21:22:02 CEST 2010

Tim Peters <tim.peters at ...> writes:
> Of course it doesn't _have_ to be that way.  Nobody cared enough yet
> to add a pile of new code to special-case cycles with a single
> __del__.

And hopefully no one will. That would be very brittle. 

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