Use cases for del
peter at engcorp.com
Wed Jul 6 15:45:56 CEST 2005
Tom Anderson wrote:
> How about just getting rid of del? Removal from collections could be
> done with a method call, and i'm not convinced that deleting variables
> is something we really need to be able to do (most other languages
> manage without it).
Arguing the case for del: how would I, in doing automated testing,
ensure that I've returned everything to a "clean" starting point in all
cases if I can't delete variables? Sometimes a global is the simplest
way to do something... how do I delete a global if not with "del"?
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