stylistic question -- optional return value
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Wed Aug 28 16:23:09 EDT 2002
Stefan Schwarzer wrote:
> A variant of returning a tuple but with more readability could be:
> # you may use another name
> class ValueWithDebugInfo:
> class X:
> def do_something(self):
> result = ValueWithDebugInfo()
> result.that_what_i_want = ...
> result.debug_info = ...
> return result
Why not just skip the middle man and return a dictionary? After all,
you're only really using the class instance for its __dict__ attribute
dictionary anyway. Seems more direct to just return a dictionary.
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