[Python-Dev] Breaking calls to object.__init__/__new__

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Mar 22 04:21:50 CET 2007

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> See python.org/sf/1683368. I'd like to invite opinions on whether it's
> worth breaking an unknown amount of user code in 2.6 for the sake of
> stricter argument checking for object.__init__

Personally I have never written code that relies on
being able to pass arbitrary args to object.__init__
and don't ever intend to, so this wouldn't bother

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