type-checking / type() function
fredrik at pythonware.com
Tue Aug 20 13:22:11 EDT 2002
"Ben S" wrote:
> How can I implement rudimentary type-checking in the functions where I
> need it? (Where user Python code passes parameters to my Python code,
> for example.) I figure the type() function is what I need, but I can't
> find much information on what exactly it returns, and 'InstanceType'
> isn't specific enough. Is there a way of getting the class name from an
you probably want isinstance, and assert.
assert isinstance(obj, SomeClass)
see docs for details.
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