Calling dunder methods manually

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Thu Apr 13 04:58:48 EDT 2017

On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 4:18 PM, Rustom Mody <rustompmody at> wrote:
> I believe it was ChrisA who gave a pithy summary of the situation:
> Dont CALL dunders
> But its fine to DEFINE them

As others have mentioned, you call dunders during the definitions of
dunders, mainly during subclassing. But from outside the class, you
generally shouldn't.


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