Author r.david.murray
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Date 2012-06-13.00:32:25
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Actually, it is documented: http://docs.python.org/dev/reference/datamodel.html#basic-customization

"__new__() is intended mainly to allow subclasses of immutable types (like int, str, or tuple) to customize instance creation."

It could certainly be better documented, but where?  The tutorial?
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