[Python-ideas] Please consider adding partialclass to functools

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Thu May 3 17:43:45 EDT 2018

On 5/3/2018 2:34 PM, Neil Girdhar wrote:
> Done: https://bugs.python.org/issue33419

I agree with Steven.
Add the functools 'experts' as nosy.  And add links to the SO items.

> On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 10:42 PM Steven D'Aprano 
> <steve at pearwood.info 
> <mailto:steve at pearwood.info>> wrote:
>     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.

Terry Jan Reedy

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