python2.2: type('name') -> <type 'str'> ??

Paul Prescod paulp at ActiveState.com
Thu Jul 26 01:27:15 CEST 2001


Thomas Bellman wrote:
> 
>...
> 
> I would seem logical to unify the instance type with the instance
> function in the new module.  

People would expect type(C())(foo) to call C.__init__. Better to leave
it undefined then to have it do something seemingly random.

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