[Python-ideas] PEP 526: why ClassVar instead of ClassAttr?

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Wed May 17 05:03:30 EDT 2017

On Tue, May 16, 2017 at 10:11:31PM -0700, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> There was another reason too. Many things are "class attributes" e.g.
> methods, descriptors. But only specific things are class *variables*.

Ah, that's a good reason. I can live with that.

Thanks for the explanation.


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