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

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Fri, 07 Jun 2002 12:47:06 +1200 (NZST)

> This has the potential of breaking applications that remember the id()
> of an interned string, instead of its value.

Unless the manual promises that interned strings will
live forever, I'd say such an application is broken

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