[Python-ideas] A user story concerning things knowing their own names

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Mar 21 06:10:43 CET 2011

Guido van Rossum wrote:

> So, apologies if this has been brought up or rejected before, wouldn't
> a class decorator work for you?

It would work, although it would be a bit less than satisfying,
because the property wouldn't be fully self-contained. Some of
the plumbing would still be showing, albeit less obtrusively.


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