>> Is this specific to the native Dict class (because its implemented in C vs.
>> Python?) or is this behavior more general.
> I /think/ it's only dict, but I haven't played with subclassing lists,
> tuples, etc. It's not a C vs Python issue, but a
'implemented with __private methods' issue. From what I have seen so
far in the confusion and frustration that decision
has caused, I do not think it was a good one. :(
Thanks for the heads-up!