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Author pitrou
Recipients aliles, benjamin.peterson, hynek, jcea, loewis, pitrou, serhiy.storchaka, stutzbach
Date 2012-09-16.18:52:08
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Well, I do think that it's not very important to make __sizeof__ strictly exact according to some specification. I'm also not sure we want to complicate maintenance when the calculation becomes tedious or difficult.

To me __sizeof__ is mostly an educational tool which gives a hint at the memory impact of an object, but cannot really convey a precise information except for trivial atomic types.
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