isNumberType? a bug or a feature?

Mark McEahern marklists at mceahern.com
Tue Feb 12 15:33:19 CET 2002


[Xunning Yue]
> Here is my situation with Python2.2 in Linux:
> >>> from operator import *
> >>> class dummy:
> 	pass
> 
> >>> t = dummy()
> >>> type(t)
> <type 'instance'>
> >>> isNumberType(t)
> 1
> 
> Is this a bug or a feature of Python? Can anyone answer this?

This post would be more readable if your sample code were:

>>> from operator import isNumberType
>>> class dummy:
	pass

>>> t = dummy()
>>> type(t)
<type 'instance'>
>>> isNumberType(t)
1

Cheers,

// mark




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