Python 2.0

Tim Peters tim_one at
Thu Jun 10 21:54:50 EDT 1999

[Tim, quoting the Java Language Spec]
> "Therefore, we recommend that the design of finalize methods be 
> kept simple and that they be programmed defensively, so that they
> will work in all cases."

[Greg Ewing] 
> In my experience, this advice applies just as much to Python
> __del__ methods, their alleged greater predictability
> notwithstanding. 

I'll repeat my sig, which you cut off <wink>:

good-advice-in-any-language-ly y'rs  - tim

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