[Python-ideas] namedtuple literals [Was: RE a new namedtuple]
python-ideas at mgmiller.net
Wed Jul 26 23:23:53 EDT 2017
Many times in the olden days when I needed a bag o' attributes to be passed
around like a struct I'd make a dummy class, then instantiate it. (A lot harder
Unfortunately, the modern Python solution:
from types import SimpleNamespace as ns
is only a few characters shorter. Perhaps a 'ns()' or 'bag()' builtin alias
could fit the bill.
Another idea I had not too long ago, was to let an object() be writable, then no
further changes would be necessary.
On 2017-07-26 17:38, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> This is an excellent point. Perhaps we should just find a shorter name
> for SimpleNamespace and promote it as the solution.
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