[Python-ideas] C# style properties
steven.bethard at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 18:01:47 CEST 2007
On 7/13/07, Neil Toronto <ntoronto at cs.byu.edu> wrote:
> On a very related topic, I find it interesting how often classes get
> abused just to provide a convenient namespace to stick things in.
> Classes are heavy things, though, with a lot of semantics and
> behind-the-scenes witchery to deal with inheritance and metaclasses and
> such-like. Why bring that baggage into it? It might be nice to be able
> to declare a one-off namespace:
> class Foo:
> def __get__(self, instance, owner): # self = x, instance =
> a Foo(), owner = Foo()
> return instance._x
> '''Singleton logger object blah blah...'''
> db = make_db_connection(...)
> def log(self, message):
You should look at the "make" statement PEP, which offered you
something like this:
It was withdrawn at Guido's request - partly because he didn't like
how it allowed you to indent the methods for properties.
I'm not *in*-sane. Indeed, I am so far *out* of sane that you appear a
tiny blip on the distant coast of sanity.
--- Bucky Katt, Get Fuzzy
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