[Python-Dev] Adding __format__ to classic classes

Eric Smith eric+python-dev at trueblade.com
Wed Feb 13 23:20:26 CET 2008

Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Eric Smith wrote:
>> I hate to be dense, but could you point me to some code that does 
>> something similar but looks up the method by name?
> I was going to suggest __enter__/__exit__, but that code relies mainly 
> on existing opcodes and just does an attribute lookup rather than 
> explicitly bypassing the instance dictionary.
> However, the source code for cPickle may provide some ideas (when it 
> looks up _reduce__/__getstate__/etc).

Those do look promising.  Thanks!

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