On Aug 10, 2014, at 11:51 AM, Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
This is not true. An alternative is to put
__metaclass__ = type
at the top of your module to make all classes in your module new-style in python2.
I like this much better, and it's what I do in my own bilingual code. It makes it much easier to remove the unnecessary cruft when you drop the Python 2 support.