[Python-Dev] PEP 560 vs metaclass' class definition protections [was Re: What is the design purpose of metaclasses ...]

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Sat Oct 14 15:25:21 EDT 2017

On 10/14/2017 11:30 AM, Ivan Levkivskyi wrote:

> As a side note, I don't think elimination of metaclasses should be a "goal by itself".
> This is a powerful and flexible mechanism, but there are specific situations where
> metaclasses don't work well because of e.g. frequent conflicts or performance penalties.



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