Question about Python threads
tdelaney at avaya.com
Wed Aug 28 01:11:01 CEST 2002
> From: Artur Biesiadowski [mailto:abies at pg.gda.pl]
> No, it does not use refcounts, it is not a good idea for
> anything else
> than niche languages or special objects (for example strings).
Sorry but ... BWAHAHAHAHAHA.
*Everything* in Python is done with refcounts. Even the non-immediate GC is
done with refcounts - all the GC does is break cycles, so that the refcount
semantics can then work.
Is Python merely a niche language? I don't think so ...
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