Defining __getitem__() in a class that inherits from (dict)

Steven Bethard steven.bethard at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 00:51:24 CET 2005


Michael Hoffman wrote:
> Tobiah wrote:
> 
>> If within the __getitem__ method I attempt
>> to get an item from self, the __getitem__ method is
>> called in an infinite recursion.
> 
> You need to explicitly use dict.__getitem__(self, key) instead of
> using self[key] directly.

or super(bar, self).__getitem__(key)

STeVe



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