[IronPython] What C# methods do __repr__ and __str__ use?

Douglas S. Blank dblank at brynmawr.edu
Wed May 28 21:22:12 CEST 2008


Anyone have an answer for this: I can't write C# code that has its own 
method for use in repr(). Am I missing something?

-Doug

Douglas S. Blank wrote:
> On Fri, May 23, 2008 3:37 pm, Toni Alatalo said:
>> Douglas S. Blank kirjoitti:
>>> will use it? Likewise, what C# method is used in Python's str(obj)?
>>>
>> i don't know, but would guess ToString() .. and wonder about it if it
>> wasn't that but something else :o
>> repr() can't guess, i don't think there's an equivalent in .net, but can
>> very well be mistaken there.
> 
> It looks like the C# method __str__ is used for the Python method, but in
> IP2B2 the C# method __repr__ is getting overwritten by an auto generated
> method. Is that a bug, or is there something I'm missing?
> 
> $ ipy2 -i python/graphics.py
>>>> pm = Pixmap()
>>>> pm.getPixel(0,0)                    # What is this calling?
> <Pixel object at 0x2B>
>>>> pm.getPixel(0,0).__repr__()         # This is repr() too
> '<GraphicsCore+Pixel object at 0x2C [GraphicsCore+Pixel]>'
>>>> pm.getPixel(0,0).__Repr__()         # This is mine
> '<Pixel at (0,0)>'
>>>> pm.getPixel(0,0).__str__()          # That is mine, and str()
> '<Pixel at (0,0)>'
>>>> pm.getPixel(0,0).ToString()         # Used by __repr__
> 'GraphicsCore+Pixel'
> 
> -Doug
> 
>>> -Doug
>>>
>> ~Toni
>>
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