Simple questions on use of objects (probably faq)

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Thu Mar 9 23:04:09 CET 2006

On Thu, 09 Mar 2006 13:44:25 +0100, bruno at modulix wrote:

> Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> (snip)
>> I say "think you want" because I don't know what problem you are trying to
>> solve with this messy, self-referential, piece of code.
> This messy piece of code is mine, thanks !-)

You're welcome :-)

> And it's not "self-referential" - it introduces a references cycle
> (class object -> instances -> class object), which may or may not be a
> problem.

Every instance knows about a list of every other instance, including
itself. That makes it self-referential in my book.


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