[Python-Dev] pprint and list/tuple/dict subclasses

Walter Dörwald walter at livinglogic.de
Tue Dec 2 15:15:51 EST 2003

Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:

> Walter Dörwald writes:
>  > Currently pprint refuses to prettyprint subclasses of list,
>  > tuple and dict. Does it make sense to change that for 2.4?
>  > 
>  > Of course once __repr__() is overwritten by a subclass,
>  > pprint has to use that instead of its own formatting.
> There's a patch for this that's on my list of things to look at I
> think.  The discussion associated with the patch had the right idea,
> but I've not had time to review the patch (which I think is
> embarrassingly short);

AFAICT it should only change four lines.

> if you'd like to do so, be my guest!

Is this patch on SF? What's the patch id?

    Walter Dörwald

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