[Python-Dev] Semantic of isinstance
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Jun 27 07:08:06 CEST 2006
Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> It's not inconsistent - isinstance() checks __class__ in *addition* to
> type() in order to allow proxying tricks like lying about your
If this is a deliberate feature, it's a bit patchy, because
it means the proxy can't lie about *not* being an instance
of its real type.
Perhaps Guido could clarify how much lying a proxy is
supposed to be able to get away with?
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