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Author eric.smith
Recipients Vladislavs Burakovs, docs@python, eric.smith, r.david.murray
Date 2018-01-06.16:03:44
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It's described here: https://docs.python.org/3/reference/datamodel.html#special-lookup

Maybe we should have a glossary entry for "special method lookup", and somehow link mentions like __dir__ to it?

This is slightly different from https://docs.python.org/3/reference/datamodel.html#specialnames, which already has a glossary entry.

On the other hand, unless you already understand the problem, it's going to be difficult to search for it.
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