__setattr__/__getattr__

Robert Roy rjroy at takingcontrol.com
Thu Mar 23 22:44:06 CET 2000


On Thu, 23 Mar 2000 16:24:14 +0300, "Oleg Orlov" <orlov at diasoft.ru>
wrote:

>
>I know ugly solution:
>replace self.__values with self.__dict__['__values'].
>
>But I think that Python must not translate '__values' into
>'_AObject__values' inside objects method. Is it bug?
>
>-----------
>Oleg Orlov
>
>From tutorial 9.6

There is limited support for class-private identifiers. Any identifier
of the form __spam (at least two leading underscores, at most one
trailing underscore) is now textually replaced with _classname__spam,
where classname is the current class name with leading underscore(s)
stripped. 



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