[Python-ideas] Computed attribute names (Re: Assignment decorators)

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Mar 4 05:00:37 CET 2011

MRAB wrote:

> Or:
>     x = a.(name)

That's what I'd go for as well, if I were to go for
something like this at all.

FWIW, there is one thing you could do with this that
is currently rather painful:

    x.(name) += 1

Doing that with getattr/setattr currently requires
about 3 lines of code.


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