[Python-Dev] can we stop pretending _PyTyple_Lookup is internal?

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Mon Mar 14 14:26:08 CET 2005

Armin Rigo <arigo at tunes.org> writes:

> Hi Michael,
>> ... _PyType_Lookup ...
> There has been discussions about copy_reg.py and at least one other place in
> the standard library that needs this; it is an essential part of the
> descriptor model of new-style classes.  In my opinion it should be made part
> not only of the official C API but the Python one too, e.g. as a method of
> 'type' instances:  type(x).lookup('name')

Yes, this would be good too.  The patch should be trivial; I guess a
little work is required to ensure b/w compat, but not very much


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