[Python-ideas] namedtuple literals [Was: RE a new namedtuple]

Michel Desmoulin desmoulinmichel at gmail.com
Thu Jul 27 05:29:44 EDT 2017

To void introducing a new built-in, we could do object.bag = SimpleNamespace

Le 27/07/2017 à 05:23, Mike Miller a écrit :
> 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 than the javascript equivalent.)
> 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.
> -Mike
> 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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