[Zope] Zope and garbage collection

Dieter Maurer dieter at handshake.de
Sun Oct 19 13:13:51 EDT 2003

Ted holden wrote at 2003-10-18 09:54 -0400:
 > Having a user browse to a web page which involves a python 
 > object clearly creates the object.

In fact, lots of objects, usually.

 > What happens when the user either 
 > switches his browser to some other web site or turns off his modem?  Does 
 > that somehow delete the object and, if not, does the developer need to 
 > concern himself with garbage collection?  In other words, is garbage 
 > collection automatic with Zope?

That depends (if the created object is persistent, it will stay until
explicitly deleted) but in general you do not need to worry about
garbage collection.


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