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