[Python-Dev] Edit the rejected PEP 416 (frozendict) to mention the newly added types.MappingProxyType

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Apr 16 00:54:32 CEST 2012

Go ahead and update the PEP!

On Sunday, April 15, 2012, Victor Stinner wrote:

> Hi,
> The frozendict (PEP 416) was rejected, but I just added the
> types.MappingProxyType. This type is not new, it existed since Python
> 2.2 as the internal dict_proxy type. See also the issue #14386.
> I would like to know if I can edit the rejected PEP, or if Guido
> prefers to do it, to mention the new type? The "Rejection Notice"
> section currently ends with "On the other hand, exposing the existing
> read-only dict proxy as a built-in type sounds good to me. (It would
> need to be changed to allow calling the constructor.) GvR."
> Victor
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