[Python-Dev] PEP 549: Instance Properties (aka: module properties)

Ivan Levkivskyi levkivskyi at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 12:15:58 EDT 2017

On 6 September 2017 at 17:26, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:

> Is there a real use case for @property? Otherwise, if we're going to mess
> with module's getattro, it makes more sense to add __getattr__, which would
> have made Nathaniel's use case somewhat simpler. (Except for the __dir__
> thing -- what else might we need?)
One additional (IMO quite strong) argument in favor of module level
__getattr__ is that this is already used by PEP 484 for stub files and is
supported by mypy, see https://github.com/python/mypy/pull/3647

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