Possible wart in PEP-0253
Martin von Loewis
loewis at informatik.hu-berlin.de
Tue Sep 18 19:17:52 CEST 2001
ZnickZm at alum.mit.edu (Nick Mathewson) writes:
> Hello all. In playing around with PEP-0253 behavior, I think I've
> found a possible wart. If it isn't a wart, it's at least a hole in
> the documentation.
Please note that "assignment to __dict__" is listed as an open item.
> So, what ought I do? Submit this to sourceforge? To the FAQ? Or just
> accept that PEP-0253 is heavy business, and try to come to terms with
> it on my own? :)
The latter: not at all. If you can come up with a patch to PEP 253,
that would be best - submit it to SF. I like your notion that
assignment to __dict__ should be allowed if the class is dynamic.
If you merely want to state the problem, please submit a bug report in
the type/class unification category.
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