Python3 - How do I import a class from another file
On 10/12/19 16:56, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 11, 2019 at 2:36 AM Antoon Pardon <antoon.pardon at vub.be> wrote:
>> On 10/12/19 16:10, Chris Angelico wrote:
>>> On Wed, Dec 11, 2019 at 1:53 AM Antoon Pardon <antoon.pardon at vub.be> wrote:
>>>> What would you want to happen in the following case:
>>>> foo1 = Bar()
>>>> foo2 = foo1
>>>> del foo1
>>>> Should the object be cleaned up now or not?
>>> TBH both are plausible,
>> I find that strange because if you cleanup the object in that scenario
>> it should also
>> be cleaned up in the following.
>> def newbar():
>> foo = Bar
>> return foo
>> bar = newbar()
>> foo goes out of scope, so that is equivallent to a del foo. But I wouldn't
>> want the object cleaned up because of that.
> Going out of scope isn't the same as explicit destruction.
In the context of this discussion it is. We are talking about about
and whether it should happen immediatly after a name is no longer
available. or wait
until the object is garbage collected. The fact that I used a del for
possible problems is just a detail.
That other languages may have different semantics with the del statement