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

Ezequiel Brizuela [aka EHB or qlixed] qlixed at gmail.com
Sat Jun 23 15:11:04 EDT 2018

El vie., 22 de jun. de 2018 21:46, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com>

> Since strings are immutable, it's entirely possible for them to be
> shared in various ways. Having the string be wiped while still
> existing seems to be a risky approach.


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

That is the main issue with this approach.
The proposed one is inmmediate but I understand that is risky.
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