[Python-Dev] Default metaclass in Python 3.0 modules
bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Tue Jul 15 12:26:41 CEST 2008
Eric Smith <eric+python-dev at trueblade.com> writes:
> Ben Finney wrote:
> > "Benjamin Peterson" <musiccomposition at gmail.com> writes:
> >> Line 94-95 in unittest.py (trunk):
> >> # All classes defined herein are 'new-style' classes, allowing use of 'super()'
> >> __metaclass__ = type
> > Hmm, you're right; I see that in Python 2.5.2 'unittest.py'.
> > Why is it not there in 3.0's 'unittest.py'? Is this achieved some
> > other way?
> In 3.0 there are only new-style classes, so nothing needs to be done
What makes that happen in the case where a class declares no
superclass? Is there an invisible enforced "__metaclass__ = type" for
every module? Where can I read about this change?
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