What for -- for? (was A bug?)

Zachary Ware zachary.ware+pylist at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 05:16:32 CET 2014

On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 10:22 PM, Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com> wrote:
> How to see that list and range are both sequences?
> Or more generally how to to introspectively discover (ie not by reading docs!!)
> the abstract base classes -- eg sequence, iterable etc -- for an arbitrary
> object?

# Python 2/3 compatible.  Combine with pprint for nice interactive output
    from collections import abc
except ImportError:
    import collections as abc

def get_abc_map(cls):
   return {n: issubclass(cls, getattr(abc, n)) for n in dir(abc) if


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