[Python-ideas] Assignment decorators (Re: The Descriptor Protocol...)

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Mar 4 01:29:46 CET 2011

Ethan Furman wrote:
> Do we even need the def?
> class Person(object):
>     name    as Str()
>     address as Str()

I think that would be paring it down a bit foo far -- there's
not much left to suggest that a name is being bound. At
least 'def' implies that something is being defined rather
than just referred to.

> we could also add more magic and make the assigned name an available 
> attribute to the function when it's called.

I don't understand. Attribute of what?


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