[Mailman-Developers] Re: [Mailman-Users] [RELEASED] Mailman 2.1 alpha 3

Tollef Fog Heen tollef@add.no
29 Oct 2001 18:16:06 +0100

*  (Barry A. Warsaw)

| One thing though: while I /think/ the membership api is nicely
| separated and can be easily replaced, other list configuration
| variables are not.  So you'll still see lots of direct attribute
| access on MailList objects.  Meaning it's much tougher to divert
| non-membership data to an external source.

Why is that, if you replace the normal MailList objects with some
opaque objects using __getattr__ and __setattr__ for getting the data
out of somewhere else?


Tollef Fog Heen
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