[Python-ideas] PEP: Dict addition and subtraction

Stephan Hoyer shoyer at gmail.com
Sat Mar 9 14:39:39 EST 2019


Would __iadd__ and __isub__ be added to collections.abc.MutableMapping?

This would be consistent with other infix operations on mutable ABCs, but
could potentially break backwards compatibility for anyone who has defined
a MutableMapping subclass that implements __add__ but not __iadd__.
On Sat, Mar 9, 2019 at 8:55 AM Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:

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