[Python-Dev] Inconsistent exception for read-only properties?

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Sun Apr 17 21:17:19 CEST 2005

On Sun, 2005-04-17 at 14:36, Guido van Rossum wrote:

> Personally, I think it would be fine to just change the TypeError to
> AttributeError. I expect that very few people would be hurt by that
> change (they'd be building *way* too much specific arcane knowledge
> into their program if they had code for which it mattered).

Unless there are any objections in the next few days, I will take this
as a pronouncement and make the change at least in 2.5 and 2.4.


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