[Python-Dev] PEP 3000 and new style classes
hpk at trillke.net
Fri Sep 9 22:30:37 CEST 2005
On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 11:31 -0700, Russell E. Owen wrote:
> In article <20050908211307.GA506 at mithrandi.za.net>,
> Tristan Seligmann <mithrandi-python-dev at mithrandi.za.net> wrote:
> > Why does it matter if the single statement you insert is spelled
> > " metaclass = type" instead of "from future import whatever"?
> > Remember, unlike the division example, you would only have to insert one
> > statement, as opposed to changing every use of integer division.
> It matters because "metaclass = type" is completely obscure. How would
> any non-expert have a clue what it means?
How would this non-expert have a clue what
"from __future__ import new_style_classes" means?
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