Article of interest: Python pros/cons for the enterprise

Paul Rubin http
Mon Feb 25 16:22:07 CET 2008


Nicola Musatti <nicola.musatti at gmail.com> writes:
> > However, one of the consequences of programming in this style is
> > you allocate a lot of temporary objects which best managed by GC.
> 
> According to which metric? This statement appears as totally
> gratuitous to me. You seem to forget that deallocation of local
> objects only entails stack readjustment.

Why do you think they are local objects?  They are passed as arguments
to functions that could be storing references elsewhere.



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