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Author schuppenies
Recipients georg.brandl, schuppenies
Date 2008-05-17.11:00:24
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> Can't you write this as a simple Python function using
> type.__basicsize__ and type.__itemsize__?

Yes, it would be possible and has been done, e.g. The
problem is though, that it requires handling of all special cases
externally. Any changes need to be addressed separately and unknown type
definitions cannot be addressed at all. Also I figured the programmer
implementing a type would know best about its size. Another point is
different architectures which result in different object sizes.

> In any case, if this is added somewhere it should not be a builtin.

What place would you consider to be appropriate?
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