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On Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 7:55 PM Roberto Ierusalimschy <> wrote:

> We do. All this has been discussed some time ago; see [1].

I would also like to reference a more recent discussion [2].

A point that may insufficiently have been stressed there is that deterministic cleanup is a desirable property even for non-locally scoped objects.

Especially keeping the status quo for "global by default" (as in a recent discussion), it is hard to avoid this conclusion.