[Python-Dev] d.get_key(key) -> key?

Daniel 'eikeon' Krech eikeon@eikeon.com
05 Jun 2002 21:29:45 -0400

>Because his keys aren't strings, I think.

Our objects are subclasses of string.

>Seems to me that if the implementation of interning were
>smart enough, it would be able to drop strings that were
>not referenced from anywhere else.

>Maybe *that* would be a useful feature to add?

Yes. Especially if it could be made to work with subclasses of string ;)