Guido van Rossum
Sun, 30 Mar 2003 14:08:19 -0500
> Having access to a particular instance should certainly not allow
> one to ask it for its class, and then instantiate the class with
> arbitrary constructor arguments.
Assuming the Python code in the class itself is not empowered in any
special way, I don't see why not. So that suggests that you assume
classes can be empowered. I can see this for classes implemented in
C; but how can classes implemented in pure Python be empowered?
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)