Question about super()

Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at
Tue Jan 17 23:51:32 GMT 2012

On Mon, 16 Jan 2012 23:09:09 +0100, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Jan 2012 20:23:21 -0700, Qiang Guo <mcknight0219 at> wrote:
> > I have a question about offlineimap's compatibility with
> > python-2.6. The logging modules in Python-2.6 is old-styled class, which
> > means super() cannot be used. This will cause UI malfunctional. BTW, I
> > am using Is the support form 2.6 dropped with new branch ?
> No, 2.6 is and will be supported for quite some time to come. I am not
> sure about what UI malfunction you talk, actually. Some derived UI
> classes are using "super", but they inherit from
> "class UIBase(object)" which is a new-style class.

Aye, you are completely right. And a super()-related issue with the TTYUI has been
logged as It concerns
python 2.6 only.

The fix is in
which is in the next branch and will be in (or whatever it will
be called). Please do report more python 2.6 breakages.

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