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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