[Python-Dev] Mixin classes in the standard library

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 04:16:05 CEST 2005

Steven Bethard wrote:
> The same people that added __iter__(), next(), readline(), readlines()
> and writelines() to their file-like objects when technically these are
> all derivable from read() and write().  This is why I suggested
> providing a FileMixin class.  In retrospect, I'm surprised we don't
> already have one...

Where would we put it though? I sometimes wonder if there should be a 'mixins' 
module to provide a one-stop shop for finding things like DictMixin and ListMixin.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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