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Terry Reedy 01-17-2013 12:30 AM

Re: cymbalic reference?
On 1/16/2013 4:06 PM, rh wrote:

> My final product uses your suggestions along with one from the other post.
> I like the idea of storing the class name as the key. Then no call to globals()
> is needed. But I still have to test how that object behaves when it's a key.
> i.e. Is it deeply bound? Shallow? Tight? Loose? Not sure which is the correct
> term!

The only effect on an object of making it a dict key is that it cannot

class C: pass
d = {C: 'C'}
del C
# The name 'C' can no longer be used to access the class
# However, the class cannot be deleted because it is in use
for c in d: print(c)

> So maybe I want {Abc:''} and o = s() instead.

Yes, as I suggested.

Terry Jan Reedy

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