Bug? If not, how to work around it?

Michele Simionato mis6 at pitt.edu
Thu Aug 7 19:19:38 CEST 2003

Gonçalo Rodrigues <op73418 at mail.telepac.pt> wrote in message news:
> So, is it a bug? In other words, should I open a bug report?
> With my best regards,
> G. Rodrigues

I would open a bug report; at the best this is a documentation bug,
the fact that ___getattr__ is skipped by special methods is never
mentioned in the documentation, at least AFAIK. Something similar with
__len__ caused confusion at least twice in the last few monts.

See for instance


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