[Python-Dev] Two patches

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Feb 21 22:53:40 CET 2006

Georg Brandl wrote:
> * I think I've submitted this one to the tracker, but can't remember:
>   It's for PySequence_SetItem and makes something like this possible:
>   tup = ([], )
>   tup[0] += [1]

That definitely needs fixing:

py> tup = ([], )
py> tup[0] += [1]
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
TypeError: object doesn't support item assignment
py> tup

Errors should never pass silently, but success shouldn't cause
an error message, either.

> * One patch for staticmethod and classmethod, which currently silently
>   accept keyword arguments and throw them away. The patch adds error
>   messages.

Sounds good as well.


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