[Python-ideas] Secure string disposal (maybe other inmutable seq types too?)

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Jun 22 21:33:59 EDT 2018

Chris Angelico wrote:
> Downside:
> You can't say "I'm done with this string, destroy it immediately".

Also it would be hard to be sure there wasn't another
copy of the data somewhere from a time before you
got around to marking the string as sensitive, e.g.
in a file buffer.


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