Python's garbage collection was Re: Python reliability

Paul Rubin http
Thu Oct 13 11:59:04 CEST 2005

"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at> writes:
> (fwiw, switching to tagging in CPython would break most about
> everything.  might as well start over, and nobody's likely to do
> that to speed up integer- dominated programs a little...)

Yeah, a change of that magnitude in CPython would be madness, but
the question is well worth visiting for PyPy.

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