[Python-3000] Metaclasses in Py3K

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Dec 9 08:15:21 CET 2006

> At 08:53 AM 12/8/2006 -0600, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>I've been thinking about this too, and I think it's reasonable to let
>>the metaclass provide the dict to be used as locals.
> [snip]
>>class C(B1, B2, metaclass=Foo):

If there's to be a special syntax for this, I don't
think it should have the word "metaclass" in it --
it's too verbose and too jargony.

How about

   class C(B1, B2) is M:

This is concise, keeps the metaclass clearly
separated from the list of bases, and avoids
creating any new keywords.


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