[Python-Dev] About .append == .append
solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Jun 21 07:30:02 EDT 2018
On Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:25:19 +0200
Jeroen Demeyer <J.Demeyer at UGent.be> wrote:
> Currently, we have:
> >>> .append == .append
> However, with a Python class:
> >>> class List(list):
> ... def append(self, x): super().append(x)
> >>> List().append == List().append
> In the former case, __self__ is compared using "is" and in the latter
> case, it is compared using "==".
> I think that comparing using "==" is the right thing to do because "is"
> is really an implementation detail.
Probably... though comparing bound methods doesn't sound terribly
useful, so I'm not sure how much of an issue this is in practice.
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