[Python-Dev] textwrap.py

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Fri, 07 Jun 2002 18:24:40 -0700

Greg Ward wrote:
> Yeah, me too.  But there are an unbounded number of possible options
> that people might insist on, and making these options instance
> attributes seems vaguely friendly to subclasses to me. 

I don't follow. If I want a subclass then I need to instantiate it
somehow. When I do, I'll call its constructor. I'll pass its constructor
the keyword arguments that the subclass expects.

 Paul Prescod