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Re: svn commit: rev 6139 - trunk/tools/cvs2svn

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-06-06 22:01:15 CEST

Greg Stein wrote:

>On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 03:22:06AM +0200, Branko ??ibej wrote:
>>Then some naive soul will run the script in Jython, which uses a real
>>garbage collector instead of refcounts; *bang* instant leak.
>F**k Jython. That thing introduced non-Pythonic concepts into Python, and it
>quite literally pisses me off. Up until that monstrosity existed, the
>refcount-based collection provided everything necessary for finalization in
>a simple and clean fashion. But then Jython goes and screws it all up.
I'm sure I recall reading somewhere that the refcounts were just a
temporary measure, and that Python may move to a true garbage-collected
model and therefore nobody should rely on refcounting... :-)

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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