[Python-Dev] [PATCH] Fix dictionary subclass semantics whenused as global dictionaries

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Mon Feb 6 00:01:16 CET 2006

You don't have to keep writing notes to python-dev on this patch.
It is assigned to me and when I get a chance to go through it in detail,
it has a good likelihood of going in (if no issues arise).


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Crutcher Dunnavant" <crutcher at gmail.com>
To: "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>
Cc: <python at rcn.com>; "Aahz" <aahz at pythoncraft.com>; <python-dev at python.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 05, 2006 5:53 PM
Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] [PATCH] Fix dictionary subclass semantics whenused 
as global dictionaries

I've significantly re-worked the patch to permit globals to be
arbitrary mappings.
The regression tests continue to all pass.


On 1/24/06, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> Crutcher Dunnavant wrote:
> > Okay, but is there any reason not to include this in 2.5? There
> > doesn't seem to be any noticeable performance impact, and it does add
> > consistancy (and opens some really, really cool options up).
> I see no reason, except perhaps the lack of volunteers to actually
> patch the repository (along with the accompanying work).
> Regards,
> Martin

Crutcher Dunnavant <crutcher at gmail.com>

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