Why no "def A.f (...)"?
spamfranke at bigfoot.de
Wed Aug 18 13:24:23 EDT 1999
Are there sensible reasons (performance, anomalies..) why
function definition is restricted to creating new identifiers
in the current namespace?
An extended syntax
def A.B.f (self, x):
with semantics like
setattr (A.B, "f", lambda self, x: <body>)
would be the most straight forward solution for my current problem,
creating classes at runtime. -- OK, of course there are *lots* of
other ways to do this, but it would also make the language a
little bit more homogenous IMHO.
Does anyone else see a use for this?
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