Standard Lib To Use New-Style Classes?

Martin v. Löwis martin at
Sat Sep 6 18:07:14 CEST 2003

John Abel <johnfabel at> writes:

> A while back, I saw a thread asking if the standard lib modules would
> be modified to use the new logging module, and it got me thinking.  As
> the new-style classes will be default for 2.4, will the standard lib
> modules be modified accordingly?

Who says newstyle classes will be the default in 2.4?

Patches in the direction of using newstyle classes more frequently are
probably encouraged, provided they demonstrate that they preserve
reasonable backwards compatibility.


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