[IronPython] custom ConfigurationSection in IronPython
jason.ferrara at jacquette.com
Thu Aug 31 22:13:50 CEST 2006
On Aug 31, 2006, at 4:00 PM, Dino Viehland wrote:
> The Item property is the default indexer, so you should be able to
> access it using foo[index].
Thats what I thought, but it doesn't work. And if I do dir() on
ConfigurationElement I don't see a __getitem__ or __setitem__, though
with other .NET classes that have the Item property I do.
> As for your other question - Martin looked into this but I didn't
> see a response from him... The problem seems to be that we don't
> define a parameterless constructor that the configuration section
> can call. The reason for that is that our objects actually need to
> receive a DynamicType object which represents the class - without
> this we wouldn't be able to know your type was MySettings.
> Unfortunately I think this might make it impossible for you to
> define this class in IronPython. You could define a stub in C#
> that calls into your Python using the engine APIs but that might be
> more work than it's worth.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:users-
> bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of Jason Ferrara
> Sent: Thursday, August 31, 2006 12:56 PM
> To: Discussion of IronPython
> Subject: Re: [IronPython] custom ConfigurationSection in IronPython
> I have another related question. The "Item" property of
> System.Configuration.ConfigurationElement (base class for
> ConfigurationSection) doesn't seem to be accessible from IronPython.
> Is this because its overloaded by parameter type? Is there a way to
> access it from IronPython?
> - Jason
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