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

John J Lee jjl at pobox.com
Thu Dec 4 18:36:05 EST 2003

On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Andrew Koenig wrote:

> > (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)

If that's really the only use case, is the following not sufficient?

isinstance(x, types.IntegralTypes)

(where IntegralTypes == (int, long), analogously to types.StringTypes)


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