One Python 2.1 idea

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 26 10:03:41 CET 2000


<rturpin at my-deja.com> wrote in message news:9292tn$jka$1 at nnrp1.deja.com...
    [snip]
> Second, a question. Consider the invocation of a method,
> such as:
>
>     x.foo()
>
> Does this really cause the lookup of the string "foo"
> in x's namespace dictionary? The first time? Every time?

Yes, and yes.  No implicit caching.

> Is this also the case when data members are accessed?

Yes once more.


Alex






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