[Python-Dev] "not an acceptable base type"?

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 08 Aug 2001 16:33:53 -0400

> Are strings not yet subclassable or do I just need to "cvs up"?

Be patient.  We'll do this, but it's not yet done.  For now, you can
only subclass type, object, list, and dictionary.

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