[FRPythoneers] instance question

Mike Olson Mike.Olson at fourthought.com
Sun Mar 17 10:45:23 MST 2002


On Sun, 2002-03-17 at 10:39, Evelyn Mitchell wrote:
> I know you can use isinstance(object, class) to find out if object is an
> instance of class (or of a subclass of class).
> 
> Is there any way to find out all the classes that object may be an instance
> of?
> 
> Bicycle Repair is streching me again.

You would need to walk the tree by hand, or write a quick routine to
flatten it.  I don't know of anything builtin

def Flatten(klass):
    instances = []
    for sub in klass.__bases__:
        instances.append(sub)
        instances.extend(Flatten(sub))
    return instances

print Flatten(inst)

Mike

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