[XML-SIG] Re: [4suite] ReleaseNode interface in 4XSLT

Mike Olson Mike.Olson@fourthought.com
Tue, 15 May 2001 09:48:22 -0600

"Fred L. Drake, Jr." wrote:
>   If you're using something that isn't GC friendly, such as minidom,
> you need explicit incref/decref machinery to be able to discard the
> document when it is no longer being used.  This is less of an issue
> with the cycle detector introduced in "modern" Python releases, but is
> still a real problem with Python 1.5.2.  And there are still a fair
> number of users of the older version, for a variety of reasons.

So your saying a smarter unlink.  either flag that I am no longer using
this document, or completely destroy it if I was the last  external
reference to document.  I think I see what your saying.


>   -Fred
> --
> Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
> PythonLabs at Digital Creations

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