metaclasses vs. inheritance
marklists at mceahern.com
Fri Jun 28 17:20:43 CEST 2002
> Can someone give an example of a problem that is solved with metaclasses,
> which would be difficult or impossible to solve with inheritance?
You can intervene in class creation to do aspect-oriented type stuff. E.g.,
before each method call, do this, after each method call, do that. Etc. I
will post a more detailed example as the start of a separate thread shortly.
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