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Explained the pattern for special methods compatibility.

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@@ -317,6 +317,9 @@ Division
def __idiv__(self, other): # Python 2 compatibility
return type(self).__itruediv__(self, other)
+Special methods are looked up on the class and not on the instance to reflect
+the behavior of the Python interpreter.
+
.. module: django.utils.six
Writing compatible code with six

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