[Python-Dev] Definining properties - a use case for class decorators?

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Oct 18 04:15:43 CEST 2005

Barry Warsaw wrote:

> Ick, for all the reasons that strings are less appealing than names. 
> IMO, there's not enough advantage in having the property() call before
> the functions than after.

That's not the only benefit - you also get overridability
of the accessor methods.

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