suzuki611 at okisoft.co.jp
Thu Jun 3 03:08:42 CEST 1999
In article <7j45iv$908$4 at cronkite.cc.uga.edu>,
graham at sloth.math.uga.edu (Graham Matthews) wrote:
> You also seem to believe that with GC finalisation will disappear. Why
> do you believe that (a lot of GC schemes have finalisation).
You might misunderstand Donn's saying. As far as I understand,
he says that explicit finalization (or close call, in your
wording) disappears if reference counting is used; finalization
will be done implicitly with destructor such as __del__(self)
all at the expected time then.
> Finally I
> believe you are mis-using finalisation if you use it to close up files,
> sockets, etc. That's what close calls are for.
You are all right in some other languages. However, if we adopt
such a manner as Pythonic style, we would have to write the code
a = SomeClass(....)
...do something with a...
instead of providing the __del__ method for SomeClass once and
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