[Python-ideas] Please consider adding partialclass to functools

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Wed May 2 22:41:04 EDT 2018

On Wed, May 02, 2018 at 02:46:09PM -0700, Neil Girdhar wrote:
> Essentially, functools.partial is almost good enough for specifying some of 
> the parameters of an object's initializer, but the partial object doesn't 
> respond properly to issubclass.

I think that ought to be an uncontroversial enough change that it can be 
taken to the bug tracker. I think you should just raise a feature 
enhancement request for 3.8 on the tracker, and link to this thread on 
the mailing list archives in case some discussion follows.


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