[Python-ideas] Fwd: Define a method or function attributeoutside of a class with the dot operator

Sven R. Kunze srkunze at mail.de
Fri Feb 10 11:35:20 EST 2017

Another point of view:

Some call it monkeypatching. Others call it configuration.

There's room for both views and I don't see anything wrong with 
configuration using this kind of feature.


On 10.02.2017 17:17, Markus Meskanen wrote:
> Well yes, but I think you're a bit too fast on labeling it a mistake 
> to use monkey patching...
> On Feb 10, 2017 18:15, "Paul Moore" <p.f.moore at gmail.com 
> <mailto:p.f.moore at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     On 10 February 2017 at 16:09, Markus Meskanen
>     <markusmeskanen at gmail.com <mailto:markusmeskanen at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     > But if people are gonna do it anyways with the tools provided
>     (monkey
>     > patching), why not provide them with better tools?
>     Because encouraging and making it easier for people to make mistakes
>     is the wrong thing to do, surely?
>     Paul
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