Destructors and reference counting

Christopher T King squirrel at WPI.EDU
Wed Jul 7 01:49:27 CEST 2004


On Tue, 6 Jul 2004, Terry Reedy wrote:

> Wrong on both counts, at least in the sense of 'not always true and
> misleadingly stated',  as I explained in my main response, even for
> CPython.

I wrote, but you didn't quote:

> The long answer is, no. It's not guaranteed by the language
> specifications, and it's not used in Jython (where Java's GC is used
> instead).




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