new-style classes VS classic-classes

Aahz aahz at
Wed Oct 16 20:58:39 CEST 2002

In article <mailman.1034762806.6034.python-list at>,
gabor  <gabor at> wrote:
>i've read all the documentation but i'm still not sure about this:

Which documentation?

>what really interests me:
>1. is the new way slower than the old?

Not really.

>2. takes up more memory?

Nope; in fact, it can save memory.

>2. is there any reason not to use the new-style classes ( except

You can't use new-style classes for exceptions.  Other than that, not
much reason.
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