[Python-Dev] PEP 318: Properties
Jewett, Jim J
jim.jewett at eds.com
Sun Apr 4 19:45:16 EDT 2004
>> How would this be interpreted?
>> x = 42
>> def x(self) [propget]:
>> "Doc string for x"
>> return self.__x
>> That is, there is already an (otherwise invalid) 'x' in the calling scope
>> when propget() is called. Do the property doodads just need to be
>> bulletproofed or should an exception be raised?
> It's broken. I expect this to raise an exception at some point.
> Beyond that, who cares?
If so, then this decorator is a bad idea.
I would expect 42 to be the initial value of the property x.
I could learn that properties are different, and this won't work, but...
this would be a very unexpected result. At the very least, an explicit
exception should be raised at definition time.
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