[Python-ideas] C# style properties

Steven Bethard steven.bethard at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 18:40:15 CEST 2007

On 7/12/07, Christian Heimes <lists at cheimes.de> wrote:
> What do you think about this syntax?
> class EasyExample:
>     _a = 0.0
>     property a:
>         """doc string
>         """
>         def get(self) -> float:
>             return self._a
>         def set(self, value):
>             self._a = float(value)
>         def delete(self):
>             del self._a

I'm pretty sure Guido's said before that he doesn't like the
get/set/del methods being indented more than other instance methods
would be. If you really like this style, you can get something like it
today using inner classes:


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