[Python-Dev] Module properties for C modules

Benjamin Peterson musiccomposition at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 23:22:51 CEST 2008

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 4:17 PM, Christian Heimes <lists at cheimes.de> wrote:
> Hello Python Dev!
>  As you all know modules don't support properties. However several places
>  and modules could use properties on module level. For example the
>  sys.py3k_warnings flag could be implemented with a property. Other flags
>  in the sys module could benefit from read only properties, too.

Big +1. Frankly, the get/set methods of sys are quite ugly!
>  How do you like the general idea of properties for builtin modules. That
>  is modules written in C like the sys module.

Good idea. Perhaps eventually they could be extended to Python, but
they are definitely useful in C now. How about passing a list of
getsets to PyImport_InitModule(5)?

>  Christian
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