obj *and* obj['foo']
travis at pobox.com
Wed Aug 7 00:11:29 CEST 2002
I'm trying to write a class that implements __getitem__(self, k),
but I'd like to invoke the method with integer keys and string keys.
Currently, I'm getting exceptions when I use string keys:
TypeError: sequence index must be integer
I'm subclassing list (python 2.2) so I understand why the *sequence* does
not allow non-int keys, and I assume that if I subclassed dict the reverse
type clash would occur.
So, is there a way to "override" __getitem__ to accept both types of
Travis Shirk <travis at pobox dot com>
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