ownership problem?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Nov 21 08:33:49 CET 2005


Jeffrey Schwab wrote:

> > the problem isn't determining who owns it, the problem is determining
> > who's supposed to release it.  that's not a very common problem in a
> > garbage-collected language...
>
> Yes it is.  Memory is only one type of resource.

Python's garbage collector deals with objects, not memory.

> I am not a Python Guru

from the sound of it, you haven't written serious programs in any of the
languages you mention.

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