[Python-Dev] metaclass insanity

Walter Dörwald walter@livinglogic.de
Thu, 07 Nov 2002 17:39:07 +0100

Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>What I wonder is how this will work with classes that are defined
>>outside but assigned inside an outer class, i.e.:
>>class NotInner:
>>    pass
>>class Outer:
>>    Inner = NotInner
>>Will this set NotInner.__name__ to "Outer.NotInner" or not?
> __name__ should be set to reflect the lexical position of the class
> statement.  What you do with assignment is your business.
> Thanks for any work you can do towards implementing this!

I'm not sure I'm up to the task, as I've never messed with
the Python parser before.

    Walter Dörwald