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Date 2019-11-21.19:57:17
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> PEP 523 makes no mention of adding a getter or setter.
> Adding them is a big change to Python semantics and shouldn't, IMO, be done without a PEP that explicit states they are going to be added.

Adding getters or setters for something that was previously doable that we accidentally took away from users is not an expansion of semantics; it's fixing a backwards-compatibility break in a way that lets us keep the goal of making PyInterpreterState opaque.

I'm considering this issue at a stalemate and so I'm going to loop in python-dev to help settle this. If that still locks up then we can bring this to the steering council.
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