[Python-ideas] Dunder method to make object str-like

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Thu Apr 7 10:10:00 EDT 2016

On 07.04.2016 15:04, Chris Angelico wrote:
> This is a spin-off from the __fspath__ discussion on python-dev, in
> which a few people said that a more general approach would be better.
> Proposal: Objects should be allowed to declare that they are
> "string-like" by creating a dunder method (analogously to __index__
> for integers) which implies a loss-less conversion to str.

I must be missing something... we already have a method for this:

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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