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Instantiating sub-class from super

DL Neil <PythonList at> writes:

> That said, if a "trans" person has ovaries or testes (for example) then
> a non-traditional sexual identification is irrelevant - for medical
> purposes. Diseases in those areas (and now I'm a long way from a
> research questionnaire and from Python - but this is roughly how it was
> explained to me) still apply, and sadly, may in-fact be considerably
> complicated by any medical processes that may have contributed to a
> transition.

So what if a person has both ovaries and testes?
It is better to keep all options open rather than making hasty subdivisions.
In this context that means attributes (that can be None) rather than subclasses.
Piet van Oostrum <piet-l at>
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