[Tutor] Shelve del not reducing file size

Thorsten Kampe thorsten at thorstenkampe.de
Sat Jul 28 12:01:21 CEST 2007

* Kent Johnson (Fri, 27 Jul 2007 08:06:33 -0400)
> Barton David wrote:
> > *sigh* I'm really going off Python.
> In what way is it Python's fault that the dbm database doesn't reclaim 
> disk space?

It's actually how most databases work. Even a simple Outlook pst file 
(which is a database, too) works this way. I thought everyone knows or 
heard about this.


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