new-style classes VS classic-classes

Alan Kennedy alanmk at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 16 23:14:21 CEST 2002


gabor wrote:

> but what was the reason to invent new-style classes?
> were the new-style classes designed to completely replace the
> classic-classes at some time? or they're supposed to solve different
> problems?

Best to refer to the source, which is Guido's essay on 

"Unifying types and classes in Python 2.2".

http://www.python.org/2.2.2/descrintro.html

regards,

alan kennedy
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