[pygtk] gpointer data on callback
Wed, 27 Sep 2000 17:47:58 +1100
-->"James" == James Henstridge <email@example.com> writes:
James> On Wed, 27 Sep 2000, D-Man wrote:
>> What if Python switched to gc instead of ref counting?
James> There is almost no chance of adding another GC to the mix for
James> pygtk. Both python and gtk do reference counted garbage
James> collection. The objects in question are python objects, so
James> are using reference counting already, and there is no way to
James> change that.
note that as of 2.0b1 (available now, 2.0 final scheduled for 10/10),
the interpreter includes garbage collection (for Python objects).
reference counting is still used, but cycles are (optionally)
collected by the gc.