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Author yselivanov
Recipients benjamin.peterson, eric.araujo, larry, ncoghlan, pitrou, python-dev, scoder, terry.reedy, yselivanov
Date 2014-02-01.19:21:14
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> That's one way of looking at it. The way I see it is that CPython's builtin
> functions should rather behave exactly like Python functions. The fact that
> there is such a thing as a "__text_signature__" and general special casing
> of builtins is IMHO a rather annoying but truly long standing bug. The only
> necessary difference is that one of them contains byte code and the other
> doesn't, everything else should eventually be aligned.

I see your point. I think that modifying 'from_builtin' as I suggested in my previous comment is the right thing to do. I'll make a new patch soon.
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