Why less emphasis on private data?

Bruno Desthuilliers bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr
Sun Jan 7 18:50:39 CET 2007

Andrea Griffini a écrit :
> Paul Rubin wrote:
>  > Yes I've had plenty of
>> pointer related bugs in C programs that don't happen in GC'd
>> languages, so GC in that sense saves my ass all the time.
> My experience is different, I never suffered a lot for
> leaking or dangling pointers in C++ programs; and on
> the opposite I didn't expect that fighting with object
> leaking in complex python applications was that difficult
> (I've heard of zope applications that just gave up and
> resorted to the "reboot every now and then" solution).
Zope is a special case here, since it relies on an object database...

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