Python 2.0

Blake Winton bwinton at
Wed Jun 9 23:50:13 EDT 1999

On Wed, 9 Jun 1999, Tim Peters <tim_one at> wrote:
>[Graham Matthews]
>> There are two obvious answers to almost all the above problems in
>> Python
>> a) don't call finalisers for circularly referenced collected objects.
>>    Instead just collect their memory. This is not perfect but better
>>    than current Python which doesn't run finalisers on circularly
>>    referenced objects nor collect their memory.
>Solve the problem by ignoring it?  Guido would find that more
>attractive than I would <wink>.

If so, then he would have given up on this thread a long time ago...


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