Looking for a good introduction to object oriented programming with Python

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 00:44:15 CEST 2012


On Tue, Aug 7, 2012 at 2:34 AM, rusi <rustompmody at gmail.com> wrote:
> BTW in "automatic garbage collection" which of the three words is most
> important? Least?

Most important is "garbage". I sure don't want any language I use to
automatically collect non-garbage!!

But in seriousness, the definition of "garbage" is one of the trickier
things to work out, hence the variety of schemes (mark/sweep,
refcount, various forms of cycle detection, etc).

ChrisA


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