[Python-3000] PEP 367: New Super

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon May 21 02:07:42 CEST 2007

At 04:25 PM 5/20/2007 +1000, Tim Delaney wrote:
>I'm not sure what you're getting at here - are you referring to the 
>decorators for classes PEP? In that case, the decorator is applied 
>after the class is constructed, so it would be the undecorated class.
>Are class decorators going to update the MRO? I see nothing about 
>that in PEP 3129, so using the undecorated class would match the 
>current super(cls, self) behaviour.

Class decorators can (and sometimes *do*, in PEAK) return an object 
that's not the original class object.  So that would break super, 
which is why my inclination is to go with using the decorated result.

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