At 10:13 AM 8/24/2010 -0500, Benjamin Peterson wrote:
2010/8/24 James Y Knight firstname.lastname@example.org:
On Aug 24, 2010, at 10:26 AM, Benjamin Peterson wrote:
2010/8/24 P.J. Eby email@example.com:
At 03:37 PM 8/24/2010 +0200, Hrvoje Niksic wrote:
a) a "business" case of throwing anything other than AttributeError from __getattr__ and friends is almost certainly a bug waiting to happen, and
FYI, best practice for __getattr__ is generally to bail with an AttributeError as soon as you see double underscores in the name, unless you intend to support special attributes.
Unless you're in an old-style class, you shouldn't get an double underscore methods in __getattr__ (or __getattribute__). If you do, it's a bug.
Uh, did you see the message that was in response to?
Maybe it should be a bug report?
Old version of Python I think.
If by "old" you mean 2.6, sure. (Also, I did say this was a best practice since 2.2.)