[Python-ideas] Modules could behave like new-style objects

Zac Burns zac256 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 23:57:44 CEST 2009

Thanks Aahz,

I did a search for previous threads but all the keywords and
combinations of keywords I could think of showed an overwhelming
amount of unrelated things. Does anyone know where I can find this

Zachary Burns
Aim - Zac256FL
Production Engineer
Zindagi Games

On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 2:23 PM, Aahz <aahz at pythoncraft.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 02, 2009, Zac Burns wrote:
>> I would like to see modules behave more like new-style objects. One
>> should be able to add properties, descriptors, __getattr__, and such.
>> One common use case for me is implementing wrapper modules that
>> populate dynamically (like the ctypes.windll object - except as a
>> module).
> Guido can speak up for himself, but in the past he's been pretty negative
> about this idea; you may want to hunt up previous threads.
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