[Python-Dev] Backport of bytearray type and io module

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Wed Mar 26 01:59:47 CET 2008

Guido van Rossum schrieb:
> I'm okay with bytearray not being subclassable in 2.6 as a temporary
> measure. I wouldn't want that to leak into 3.0 though, and I'd rather
> have it subclassable in 2.6 as well. I wonder why it doesn't work in
> 2.6 but does work in 3.0?

It *seems* like the comparison ops don't work correctly for subclasses.
In general subclassing works but comparison of subclasses result in
wrong results.

It's probably easy to fix but I haven't figured it out yet.


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