Disable automatic interning
hniksic at xemacs.org
Mon Mar 23 18:54:56 CET 2009
George Sakkis <george.sakkis at gmail.com> writes:
> I'm working on some graph generation problem where the node identity
> is significant (e.g. "if node1 is node2: # do something) but ideally I
> wouldn't want to impose any constraint on what a node is
I'm not sure if it helps in your case, but you can easily turn off the
optimization by subclassing from the string type:
>>> class mystr(str):
>>> s = mystr('x')
>>> s is 'x'
Since mystr can have additional functionality on top of str, the
caching doesn't apply to the subclass instances.
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