[Python-Dev] Dict access with double-dot (syntactic sugar)

Dirkjan Ochtman dirkjan at ochtman.nl
Thu Mar 24 12:43:41 CET 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 12:40, Jameson Quinn <jameson.quinn at gmail.com> wrote:
> "class attrdict" is a perennial dead-end for intermediate pythonistas who
> want to save 3 characters/5 keystrokes for item access. Other languages such
> as javascript allow "somedict.foo" to mean the same as "somedict['foo']", so
> why not python? Well, there are a number of reasons why not, beginning with
> all the magic method names in python.

This should go on python-ideas.



More information about the Python-Dev mailing list