[Python-Dev] inspect and metaclasses
R. David Murray
rdmurray at bitdance.com
Fri Sep 6 18:37:28 CEST 2013
On Fri, 06 Sep 2013 08:59:02 -0700, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> On 09/06/2013 08:44 AM, R. David Murray wrote:
> > On Fri, 06 Sep 2013 08:14:09 -0700, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
> >> On 09/06/2013 07:47 AM, Armin Rigo wrote:
> >>> Are you suggesting that inspect.getmro(A) would return (A, object,
> >>> type)? That seems very wrong to me.
> >> Currently, `inspect.getmro(A)` returns `(A, object)`.
> > Which matches A.__mro__. EOD, I think.
> I hope not, because currently this leaves a hole in the introspection of class attributes.
> Is __mro__ aimed primarily at instances and not classes? That seems to be how it works. In which case, do we need
> another __mmro__ (or __cmro__ or ...) to handle the mro of classes themselves?
Or maybe just a new inspect function?
> For the short term I can restrict the change to inspect.classify_class_attrs().
Sounds like the best course.
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