[Python-Dev] Accessing globals without dict lookup

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Fri, 8 Feb 2002 16:17:28 -0500

Guido van Rossum writes:
 > I'm guessing both. ;-)
 > Wrong.  keys() *does* need special treatment.  If c.objptr is NULL,
 > the cell exists, but keys() should not return the corresponding key.
 > This is so that len(x.keys()) == len(x.values()), amongst other
 > reasons!

Ow!  Bad Fred!  I should know better than to speak up on a Friday!


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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