[Python-3000] hash as attribute/property

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Apr 5 02:22:30 CEST 2006

Delaney, Timothy (Tim) wrote:

> 2. If it's a property, subclasses need to override the getter and
> recreate the property if they want to change the hash of the object
> (unless the base class uses a lazy property).

In which case the performance advantage becomes
negative (instead of just a method call, you
have a property lookup plus a method call).


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