[Python-Dev] Simpler reformulation of C inheritance Q.

Christian Tismer tismer@tismer.com
Mon, 05 Aug 2002 12:43:37 +0200

Hi Guido:

here a simpler formulation of my question:

I would like to create types with overridable methods.
This is supported by the new type system.

But I'd also like to make this as fast as possible and
therefore to avoid extra dictionary lookups for methods,
especially if they are most likely not overridden.

This would mean to create an extra meta type which creates
types with a couple of extra slots, for caching overridden

My problem is now that type objects are already variable
sized and cannot support slots in the metatype.
Is there a workaround on the boilerplate, or is there
interest in a solution?
Any suggestion how to implement it?

thanks - chris

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