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Tue Aug 14 18:29:25 CEST 2001
Alex Martelli wrote:
> > Zope's persistency support manages this without assignment to
> > __class__. A persistent object has three states: ghost, valid, and
> Yes, and AMK has, it seems to me, posted eloquently as to
> how and why this is a kludge (or at least that's how I
> read AMK's posts on this thread), made necessary by the
> extension-class disabling (effectively) __class__ changes.
You can have the ability to efficiently subclass builtin
types or the ability to assign to __class__. Pick one. I would choose
the first any day. The effect of second can usually be achieved in some
Regarding Andrew's problem with extension-class disabling __class__
changes: I worked around it. It wasn't too bad.
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