Dynamically replacing an objects __class__; is it safe?

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 18:13:19 EDT 2017


On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 9:03 AM, Gregory Ewing
<greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Steve D'Aprano wrote:
>>
>> You probably can't make a whale fly just by changing the class to bird. It
>> will need wings, and feathers, at the very least.
>
>
> Some things succeed in flying with neither wings nor feathers.
> Helicopters, for example.

Yeah but they do it by being so ugly that the earth repels them. I'm
not sure that whale.ugliness is valid or high enough.

ChrisA


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