[ANNOUNCE] Garbage collection for Python
fw at deneb.cygnus.argh.org
Tue Apr 11 13:46:06 EDT 2000
Michael Hudson <mwh21 at cam.ac.uk> writes:
> 1) Neil's scheme does not replace reference counting.
> 2) There are more things between the status quo and a free threaded
> interpreter than reference counting issues.
Yes, of course. But the reference counting appears to be quite a
challange (at least if you haven't got an atomic load-increment-store
> So the answer to your question is: "no".
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