An object is an instance (or not)?

alex23 wuwei23 at
Wed Jan 28 05:47:56 CET 2015

On 28/01/2015 10:24 AM, Mario Figueiredo wrote:
> In other words, the object know as "Sub class" is not an instance
> object. True, it is an instance of the object 'type'.

     >>> class Foo:
     ...     pass
     >>> isinstance(Foo, type)
     >>> isinstance(Foo, object)

A class is an object that is an instance of the class type. I'm still 
failing to see what distinction you're trying to make here.

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