Class Factories in Python: How?
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Mon May 1 20:57:55 CEST 2000
> # A Nicer way? Is it possible?
> # class factory to specialize the above class given some new attributes
> # to use:
> def marshalstruct_factory(newattributes):
> class newclass(marshalstruct):
> attributes = newattributes
> lookups = binstruct_lookup(attributes)
> fieldcount = len(attributes)
> return newclass
> # fails, attributes = newattributes doesn't work, probably because the
> # above class scope doesn't admit the function parameters into its
> # scope.
If this is the main problem, there may be a way around it. Could you do
something like this:
newclass.attributes = newattributes
newclass.lookups = binstruct_lookup(attributes)
newclass.fieldcount = len(attributes)
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