Author benjamin.peterson
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, benjamin.peterson, brett.cannon, christian.heimes, georg.brandl, gpolo, lemburg, mark.dickinson, pitrou, rhettinger
Date 2009-01-29.19:40:25
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On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 2:39 PM, Brett Cannon <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
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> Brett Cannon <brett@python.org> added the comment:
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> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 07:30, Benjamin Peterson <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
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>> Benjamin Peterson <benjamin@python.org> added the comment:
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>> Actually, I would like to repurpose tp_compare as tp_bytes for the
>> __bytes__ method.
>
> Repurposing would be extremely bad as that would mean it is possible
> for people to actually compile code with a busted __bytes__
> implementation.

Wasn't there another case of an old slot being reused?
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