Object instantiation and garbage collection

Greg Ewing see at my.signature
Wed May 16 06:45:37 CEST 2001

Van Gale wrote:
>     def handle_accept(self):
>         channel, addr = self.accept()
>         TimeChannel(channel)
> Doesn't this run a risk of creating an object with a reference count of 0
> which can then be garbage collected?

Presumably its __init__ method is storing a
reference to it somewhere else, e.g. adding
it to some collection or other.

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