trans. (T. Onoma) wrote:
>>
>>I really think it's just a class. It has special uses, perhaps, but I don't
>>think it's treated specially. I can't see that it's anything other than a
>>real Class.
> 
> Except that it is tied to the object and not the class hierarchy. So it is 
> 'virtually' a class, but not quite ;)
> 

You can't create an instance of it, and you can't subclass it.
Those are the only differences I'm aware of with other classes.

The class Class can't be subclassed either. Is Class not a real class?
It is. It's just a special case.


Hal