[Python-ideas] Dict-like object with property access

Arnaud Delobelle arnodel at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 20:56:41 CET 2012

On 30 January 2012 19:25, Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> wrote:
>>   I do. The object has two different interfaces for the same values and
>> that's IMO unpythonic. The Zen says
>>   "There should be one-- and preferably only one --obvious way to do it."
> Indeed.
> When you have the attribute name stored in a variable, then the one obvious
> way is [] access.

If it's an attribute, the obvious way is getattr(obj, attrname)

> When you already know the attribute name, the one obvious way is . access.



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