[Python-Dev] RE: Hot-To Guide for Descriptors - Nits! :-)

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Wed Jan 21 16:55:51 EST 2004

On Wed, 2004-01-21 at 16:48, Raymond Hettinger wrote:

> IOW, I think the docs ought to continue using wording like this for
> property: "Return a property attribute for new-style classes (classes
> that derive from object)."   

I'd love it if we could come up with a different term for these beasts
that "new style classes".  Some day they won't be new any more, and may
in fact be the only kind of classes in Python.  Not that I have any good
idea for what they should be called...


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