[Python-Dev] Re: Int FutureWarnings and other 2.4 TODOs

Andrew Koenig ark-mlist at att.net
Thu Dec 4 09:12:17 EST 2003

> (It has been pointed out that subclassing int isn't very useful, so
> maybe this is a moot point.  Does anybody have a real use case?)

isinstance(x, int)

That doesn't require an inheritance relationship between the integral types,
but it does require that long inherit from int.   So int could be a base
class with long and short inheriting from it, or long could inherit from

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