Hm. I've never been a fan of that. EIBTI and such...

On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 10:53 AM, Barry Warsaw <> wrote:
On Oct 21, 2014, at 10:13 AM, Guido van Rossum wrote:

>For new code, and whenever you have an opportunity to refactor old code,
>you should use new-style classes, by inheriting your class from object (or
>from another class that inherits from object).

One nice way to do this module-globally is to set:

__metaclass__ = type

at the top of your file.  Then when you're ready to drop Python 2, it's an
easy clean up.


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