2.2 features

Walter Dörwald walter at livinglogic.de
Fri Aug 3 15:24:06 CEST 2001


I wrote:

> Guido van Rossum wrote:
> 
> [...]
>> To remember isinstance() and isclass(), try to make a sentence out of
>> it, like isinstance(x, y) <==> x is instance [of] y.
> 
> 
> This would even be clearer, if isinstance and issubclass would be 
> methods of object and type respectively, i.e.
>   x.isinstance(y) or x.isinstanceof(y) or x.isa(y)
> and
>   c1.issubclass(c2)

And maybe the builtin functions hasattr, getattr, delattr, setattr 
should be methods of the class object too?

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