Author eric.araujo
Recipients BreamoreBoy, doerwalter, eric.araujo, gvanrossum, kteague, ncoghlan, paul.moore, pitrou, rhettinger, ryan.freckleton
Date 2011-03-25.22:45:18
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> The register() method of an ABC only fakes out isinstance checks, it
> doesn't actually make the abstract base class a base class of the class.
> It doesn't make any sense for a class to say it is an instance of an
> ABC, but not have that ABC in [its] MRO.

I disagree.  If someone writes a class and registers them with an ABC, it is their duty to make sure that the class actually complies.  Virtual subclasses are provided for use by consenting adults IMO.
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