[Python-ideas] Why not break cycles with one __del__?
benjamin at python.org
Mon Sep 13 23:31:45 CEST 2010
Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at ...> writes:
> On Mon, 13 Sep 2010 19:22:02 +0000 (UTC)
> Benjamin <benjamin at ...> 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?
Because if you're cycle suddenly had more than one __del__, it would stop being
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