What is defined here is a metaclass that is used as a base class for some key classes in Axon.
It was originally created to allow super class calling in a slightly nicer manner in terms of syntactic sugar easier to get right that still has the good effects of "super" in a multiple inheritance scenario. Use of this particular feature has been deprecated because of more subtle issues in inheritance situations.
However this metaclass has been retained (and is still used) for possible future uses.
Base class for axon objects.
Uses AxonType as its metaclass.
Metaclass for Axon objects.
Methods defined here
Override creation of class to set a 'super' attribute to what you get when you call super().
Note that this 'super' attribute is deprecated - there are some subtle issues with it and it should therefore be avoided.
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