[OLPC-devel] Re: [sugar] Pygtk and garbage collecting

Christopher Blizzard blizzard
Tue Aug 8 20:06:23 EDT 2006

Ivan Krstic wrote:
> Federico Mena Quintero wrote:
>> This is pretty useful for managed objects which maintain non-managed
>> data (file descriptors, memory buffers, database connections, etc.).
>> Does Python let you do something like this?
> Yes, using the 'with' statement that's new in Python 2.5, which we'll
> have on the laptop:
>  http://docs.python.org/dev/whatsnew/pep-343.html

I don't think we're going to move to python 2.5 on the laptop.  2.4 is 
what's well integrated at the moment and I don't think we want to try to 
keep more than one python around.


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