subclass urllib2

Santoso Wijaya santoso.wijaya at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 20:07:00 CET 2011


1. Why are you subclassing a module?
2. If you want to "mask" a module's version attribute, just do this:
    >>> import urllib2
    >>> urllib2.__version__ = 'foo'
    >>> print urllib2.__version__
    foo

~/santa


On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 10:53 AM, monkeys paw <monkey at joemoney.net> wrote:

> I'm trying to subclass urllib2 in order to mask the
> version attribute. Here's what i'm using:
>
> import urllib2
>
> class myURL(urllib2):
>    def __init__(self):
>        urllib2.__init__(self)
>        self.version = 'firefox'
>
> I get this>
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "<interactive input>", line 1, in <module>
> TypeError: Error when calling the metaclass bases
> module.__init__() takes at most 2 arguments (3 given)
>
> I don't see where i am supplying 3 arguments. What am i
> missing?
>
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