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Date 2020-02-18.13:50:55
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> If we can keep functions that don't modify the object to accept const PyObject* it will help make things safer in the long run.

In my experience, trying to add "const" is quite painful, since the "const" has to be propagated to all functions called by the modified function. Python never used "const" with "PyObject*" because they are *so many* functions which really modify objects on purpose.

I don't see how adding "const" would help this issue "Make PyObject an opaque structure in the limited C API". If you consider that something should be changed, please open a *separated* issue.
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