[Python-ideas] User-defined literals

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Jun 4 21:49:06 CEST 2015

On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 12:14 PM, Andrew Barnert via Python-ideas <
python-ideas at python.org> wrote:

> But this isn't actually true. That BINARY_ADD opcode looks up the addition
> method at runtime and calls it. And that means that if you monkeypatch
> complex.__radd__, your method will get called.

Wrong. You can't moneypatch complex.__radd__. That's a feature of the

--Guido van Rossum (python.org/~guido)
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