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Author serhiy.storchaka
Recipients anton.gruebel, eric.smith, python-dev, serhiy.storchaka
Date 2021-07-22.20:27:27
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I suppose it is a very old code written when str was a function, not a type (thus using type('')) and builtin types were not subclassable (thus not using isinstance()).

I once analyzed other similar cases in the stdlib. Seems it is time to revive my old patch.
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