[Python-Dev] Immutability vs. hashability
solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Feb 5 08:48:37 EST 2018
On Sun, 4 Feb 2018 14:31:06 -0800
Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 11:59 AM, Chris Barker - NOAA Federal <
> chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> > I think the folks that are concerned about this issue are quite right
> > — most Python users equate immutable and hashable—so the dataclass API
> > should reflect that.
> Since they are *not* equivalent (consider a tuple containing a list) I'm
> not at all convinced that any API in the core language should "reflect"
> this misconception, depending on how you meant that.
+1 from me.
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