Trouble with property

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at
Tue Oct 24 05:23:18 CEST 2006

"Odalrick" <odalrick at> writes:

> Gabriel Genellina skrev:
> > You must use a new-style class for properties to work. That is:
> > class ConstrainedBox(object):
> Thank you, I've seen it mentioned, but never knew what it meant.

More generally, a "new-style class" is important in this instance
because it inherits, directly or indirectly, from a built-in type,
becoming part of the main class hierarchy.

There are very few reasons to use old-style classes these days (and I
don't know what those reasons are anymore). Avoid them unless you know
you want them for some specific reason.

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