[Python-Dev] SWIG and rlcompleter

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Tue Aug 16 13:35:43 CEST 2005

jepler at unpythonic.net writes:

> You don't need something like a buggy SWIG to put non-strings in dir().
>>>> class C: pass
> ...
>>>> C.__dict__[3] = "bad wolf"
>>>> dir(C)
> [3, '__doc__', '__module__']
> This is likely to happen "legitimately", for instance in a class that allows
> x.y and x['y'] to mean the same thing. (if the user assigns to x[3])

I wonder if dir() should strip non-strings?


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