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RFC: Proposal: Deterministic Object Destruction


On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 12:35:38 PM UTC, Richard Damon wrote:
> [snip]
> I disagree with the original complaint that these 
> are always 'errors', if you know you have garbage collection, the 
> allowance of cycles knowing they will still get cleaned up is a useful 
> simplification if you don't need the immediate clean up.

I (O.P.) regret making that complaint, it was flippant and has distracted from the essence of the PEP. Whilst my informal introduction was deliberately a little provocative, my PEP is sincere and does not affect the ability to create orphan cycles.