Times where one would use new style classes vs classic classes

Quek quekshuy at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 19:51:19 CEST 2008

On Jul 3, 3:11 pm, Bruno Desthuilliers <bruno.
42.desthuilli... at websiteburo.invalid> wrote:
> Quek a écrit :
> > Hi all,
> > I'm reallynewto Python and I've been reading up some texts on older
> > versions of Python (2.2 to be specific).
> > The text briefly mentionednewstyleand classic classes.
> > I'd really like to know in the current context of Python 2.5, besides
> > in the cases of multi-inheritance, where would I usenewstyle
> > classes?
> Everywhere you don't have to support compat with ages-old versions of
> Python. MI is not the main point of newstyle classes (FWIW, you can do
> MI with old-styleclasses too), they have quite a lot more to offer.
> Consider "classic" classes as a legacy feature, period.

Thanks everyone.

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