[Python-Dev] Semantics of __int__(), __index__()

Eric Snow ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 06:55:58 CEST 2013

On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 6:47 AM, Hrvoje Niksic <hrvoje.niksic at avl.com> wrote:
> It seems like a good feature that an __int__ implementation can choose to
> return an int subclass with additional (and optional) information. After
> all, int subclass instances should be usable everywhere where ints are,
> including in C code.

Unless you want to try to use the concrete C-API in CPython.  In my
experience the concrete API is not very subclass friendly.


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