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

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Mar 22 06:02:05 CET 2007

Phillip J. Eby wrote:

> The whole point of being co-operative in a metaclass is to allow other 
> metaclasses to be safely mixed in -- and they may be metaclasses from a 
> completely different library or framework.

Some of these use cases might now be addressable using
class decorators instead of mixing metaclasses.

Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept, +--------------------------------------+
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