[Python-3000] PEP 31XX: A Type Hierarchy for Numbers (and other algebraic entities)

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Apr 30 04:31:53 CEST 2007

On 4/29/07, Jim Jewett <jimjjewett at gmail.com> wrote:
> Or isexample, so that we aren't locked into implementing ABCs as base classes.

You don't have to use the feature even if it exists. :-)

I think there are good reasons to support overriding
isinstance/issubclass beyond ABCs.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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