Metaclasses and class variables

Christopher Subich spam.csubich+block at
Thu Aug 4 15:34:50 CEST 2005

Jan-Ole Esleben wrote:
> class Meta(type):
>   def __new__(cls, name, bases, d):
>     d['classvar'] = []
>     return type.__new__(cls, name, bases, d)

The problem is that __new__ is called upon object construction, not 
class definition, but you're trying to set the class variables at 

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