Author serhiy.storchaka
Recipients Claudiu.Popa, benjamin.peterson, hynek, josh.r, pitrou, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, stutzbach
Date 2014-07-13.15:24:09
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I now see that this issue is not so easy from C side.

And more, it is very uncommon for either Python or C implementations (especial C implementations) to introspect to figure out their "real" name. Existing cases are rather exceptions. And in many case this is only a side effect of sharing an implementation between several classes (set and frozenset, three buffered file classes in io, etc). In many cases repr's flexibility is limited: hardcoded or omitted module name, used class's __name__ instead of __qualname__, etc.

This should be discussed on Python-Dev maillist.
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