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Author scoder
Recipients eli.bendersky, scoder, serhiy.storchaka
Date 2020-02-05.08:53:11
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I agree that SystemError is the wrong response. Whether it needs to be AttributeError – probably fine to consider this an implementation detail. TypeError also seems ok in at least some of the cases. I think we should widen the code to expect some kind of Mapping (instead of strictly a dict), and if we don't find that on access, a TypeError seems just as good as an AttributeError from Python.

I'm unsure if we should restrict assignments to ".attrib". It's probably enough to allow "None" assignments to say "no attributes allowed", Everything else can be handled by some kind of Mapping object. But then, why not just use the Mapping protocol on access and leave errors to that stage?
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