[Python-checkins] bpo-45104: Clarify when __init__ is called (GH-28210) (GH-28213)

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commit: 5a42a49477cd601d67d81483f9589258dccb14b1
branch: 3.8
author: Miss Islington (bot) <31488909+miss-islington at users.noreply.github.com>
committer: ambv <lukasz at langa.pl>
date: 2021-09-07T18:21:23+02:00

bpo-45104: Clarify when __init__ is called (GH-28210) (GH-28213)

(cherry picked from commit fa15df77f02ba4a66ba0b71989381a426038be01)

Co-authored-by: Raymond Hettinger <rhettinger at users.noreply.github.com>

M Doc/reference/datamodel.rst

diff --git a/Doc/reference/datamodel.rst b/Doc/reference/datamodel.rst
index bf391ef1ff2c5..20d6e326b8b5e 100644
--- a/Doc/reference/datamodel.rst
+++ b/Doc/reference/datamodel.rst
@@ -1200,7 +1200,7 @@ Basic customization
    as necessary before returning it.
    If :meth:`__new__` is invoked during object construction and it returns an
-   instance or subclass of *cls*, then the new instance’s :meth:`__init__` method
+   instance of *cls*, then the new instance’s :meth:`__init__` method
    will be invoked like ``__init__(self[, ...])``, where *self* is the new instance
    and the remaining arguments are the same as were passed to the object constructor.

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