Modifying the {} and [] tokens

Erik Max Francis max at
Sat Aug 23 21:27:02 CEST 2003

Geoff Howland wrote:

> On 23 Aug 2003 08:18:49 -0700, mis6 at (Michele Simionato)
> wrote:
> >Subclass dict, define __add__ and __sub__ and it will work, but NOT
> >with the brace syntax. You must use something like
> >
> >mydict(a=1,b=2)+mydict(c=3,d=4)
> Yeah, I got this to work off the bat.

So what's the problem?  If you got it to do what you wanted, why would
you possibly want your personal changes reflected officially in the
language?  Sit back for a moment and think what would happen if
_everybody_ proceeded this way.

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