[Python-Dev] making weakref.ref objects subclassable

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Jul 1 10:43:16 EDT 2004

"Fred L. Drake, Jr." <fdrake at acm.org> writes:

> I'm planning to commit a patch (http://www.python.org/sf/983019) that makes 
> weak references subclassable.  This includes the following changes:

Would "why?" be an apposite question?  I'm sure there is a reason, but
I haven't seen it yet :-)


  incidentally, asking why things are "left out of the language" is
  a good sign that the asker is fairly clueless.
                                        -- Erik Naggum, comp.lang.lisp

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