Beginners question

Oscar Benjamin oscar.j.benjamin at
Thu Aug 30 15:30:29 CEST 2012

On Thu, 30 Aug 2012 09:23:03 -0400, Dave Angel <d at> wrote:
> I haven't discovered why sometimes the type output shows type 
instead of
> class.  There are other ways of defining classes, however, and 
> this is using one of them.  Still, it is a class, and stat() is
> returning an instance of that class.

Builtin types show as type and classes defined in python show as 
class (even if they inherit from builtin types).


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