[Python-Dev] Advice in stat.py

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Mon, 30 Jul 2001 12:51:57 -0400 (EDT)

Barry A. Warsaw writes:
 > Um, sure, but it's can be pretty inconvenient to export 193 symbols
 > this way :).

  Yeah, that's a lot.  ;-)

 > I've often thought that it would be nice to have better delegation
 > support in Python, and no __getattr__() doesn't really hack it.  I'm
 > encouraged that some of the Py2.2 descr-branch stuff might actually
 > make this valid programming technique more useful and then even I
 > could see (eventually) giving up on import-*.

  Definately; it would be good to have nicer delegation support.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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