Anyone ever overridden a builtin by accident?

Lulu of the Lotus-Eaters mertz at
Sun Sep 7 06:06:17 CEST 2003

|I had overridden the __builtin__ function by mistake.

I had a script or two that used 'dict' as a variable name... which was
fine, until Python 2.2.  Since then, I've used 'dct' for the same
purpose.  But possibly something old is still sitting around with the

Yours, Lulu...

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