Ian Bicking: the old part of his blog

Re: String Interpolation

Why the "finally" block with all the "del"s? There's obviously some python black-magic going on that I'm not privvy to ;)
Comment on String Interpolation
by Richard Jones

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Oh, wait, I get it. Euwww :)
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Apparently you have to be extra careful about not keeping frame objects or other people's scopes around. Less so with the circular garbage collector in place, but frames are still special.
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