[Python-Dev] PyDict_Get/SetItem and dict subclasses
victor.stinner at haypocalc.com
Sat Nov 5 17:21:09 CET 2011
PyDict_GetItem() and PyDict_SetItem() don't call __getitem__ and __setitem__
for dict subclasses. Is there a reason for that?
I found this surprising behaviour when I replaced a dict by a custom dict
checking the key type on set. But my __setitem__ was not called because the
function using the dict was implemented in C (and I didn't know that ;-)).
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