Deterministic destruction and RAII idioms in Python

Paul Rubin http
Mon Jan 30 20:03:50 EST 2006

plahey at writes:
> I looked at pep-0343, it looks interesting.  It is not what I really
> want (deterministic destruction) 

I think it's better.

> As far as my comment about "mainstream" Python, I have always taken
> CPython as "Python".  I guess this will have to change as Jython and
> IronPython bring interesting things to the table, even if they do take
> some things away in the process.

Hopefully PyPy will become "mainstream".  How it handles GC, I'm not sure.

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