[Python-ideas] Why not break cycles with one __del__?
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Mon Sep 13 22:36:35 CEST 2010
On 13 September 2010 20:22, 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.
More brittle than what PyPy, IronPython (and presumably) jython do? (Which
is make cycles collectable by arbitrarily breaking them IIUC.)
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