Python meta object question

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Tue Nov 30 00:37:09 CET 1999

In article <3842D025.3283C871 at>,
Mickael Remond  <mikl at> wrote:
>Is there a way to automatically update the class tree to show the change
>in inherited class attributes after a class redefinition ?

The problem is that the original class definition still has references
to it as long as there are instances of that class.  Your problem is
that you're trying to make inheritance do the work of object
composition; a much better way to handle this specific problem is to
create an instance of a company object, set self.companyName, then pass
that company object to each of the employees.  When you update that
central company instance, each employee instance will automatically
access the new information.
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