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

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Sep 13 22:28:08 CEST 2010

On Mon, 13 Sep 2010 19:22:02 +0000 (UTC)
Benjamin <benjamin at python.org> wrote:
> 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. 

Why would it be?

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