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

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Sun Apr 17 22:14:39 CEST 2005

Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> writes:

> 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.

I don't think this should be changed in 2.4.


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