[Python-Dev] A new dict for Xmas?

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 19:15:04 CET 2011

> - I wonder whether the shared keys could be computed at compile
>  time, considering all attribute names that get assigned for
>  self. The compiler could list those in the code object, and
>  class creation could iterate over all methods (taking base
>  classes into account).

This is hard, because sometimes you don't quite know what the self
*is* even, especially if __init__ calls some methods or there is any
sort of control flow. You can however track what gets assigned at
runtime at have shapes associated with objects.

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