Unfortunate exception on dict item assignment (and why aren't slices hashable?)

Jeff Epler jepler at unpythonic.net
Wed Jul 30 13:59:08 CEST 2003

On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 07:29:19PM +0100, Marc Wilson wrote:
> In comp.lang.python,  aahz at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) (Aahz) wrote in
> <bg5vg6$2d2$1 at panix1.panix.com>::
> |Fair enough.  Note carefully that I said "submit a patch" -- that
> |doesn't guarantee that the patch will be accepted, and it's quite likely
> |that it won't be.  But "submit a patch" is usually a good way to get
> |people to shut up.  ;-)
> Shame it doesn't work in *all* newsgroups, eh?

I'll have you know that I've submitted a number of Python patches that
were clearly bad ideas.  In fact, I'm a little hurt that Aahz doesn't
think of me as "that guy who often posts or submits horrible patches
and won't shut up".


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