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Author pitrou
Recipients ajaksu2, amaury.forgeotdarc, collinwinter, ezio.melotti, jafo, jimjjewett, lemburg, orivej, pitrou, vstinner
Date 2009-05-30.22:47:57
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> There were a number of patches to support sharing of data between 
> unicode objects.  (By Larry Hastings?)  They were rejected because (a)  
> they were complicated, and (b)  it was possible to provoke pathological 
> memory retention.

Yes, it's the "lazy strings" patches by Larry Hastings (it was for str,
not unicode, though). Issues are #1590352 and #1569040 (and perhaps

In any case, as I said, it is easy to switch back to the old
representation, so I don't think it is an argument to block this patch.
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