Identity dictionnary

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Sun Feb 29 03:11:44 CET 2004


Jean-Sebastien Roy wrote:

> I'm trying to create an object to be used as a key in a dictionary,
> where comparison (for key retrieval) would be done by 'is' instead of
> __eq__.
> (__eq__ is defined in this object, but serve another purpose and does
> not return a boolean).

Why would you override __eq__ in such a bizarre way?

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