Deleting objects

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu Jan 15 05:39:47 CET 2004


<user at domain.invalid> wrote in message
news:c542f8acd755de732c9da8fc39fbb50a at news.teranews.com...
> Say I have an object (foo), that contains an
> array (bar) of references to other objects.
>
> Now I want to puff some of the objects from the
> array so that I remove the array element, and
> destroy the oject.
>
> but when I do:
>
> del foo.bar[0]
>
> Python says:
>   object doesn't support item deletion

What is the actual type of foo.bar?  >>>type(foo.bar) # prints what?

tjr





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