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Author skrah
Recipients Arfrever, christian.heimes, eli.bendersky, ezio.melotti, flox, georg.brandl, pitrou, python-dev, skrah
Date 2012-10-02.09:00:57
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Nice find. -- The Python version does this:

  _Element = _ElementInterface = Element

So (naively) I would think the same should be done for the C version
after importing Element.

But then one runs into the object layouts conflict that you mentioned.

On the other hand, in the original documentation direct use of
_ElementInterface was discouraged:
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