Deterministic destruction and RAII idioms in Python

plahey at alumni.caltech.edu plahey at alumni.caltech.edu
Tue Jan 31 02:01:43 CET 2006


Thanks to all who replied.  This has definitely given me something to
chew on.

I looked at pep-0343, it looks interesting.  It is not what I really
want (deterministic destruction) but it is a lot more than most GC'ed
languages give me (Java, I am looking at you... :-) ).

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.

Cheers!




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