Pickling slotted instances
Martin v. Loewis
martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Sep 17 07:33:43 CEST 2002
Andrew McNamara <andrewm at object-craft.com.au> writes:
> I'd agree with this. The __slots__ notation is a bit of a wart, but then
> again, it's consistent with several other tricks.
Depending on which tricks you mean, I think they all deserve proper
syntax (static and methods, properties, super, ...), e.g.
> I see your point, but it seems like most of the machinery is already
> there. It's a shame that slotted classes aren't more "complete",
> because they are the perfect answer to people who use tuples instead
> of classes for performance reasons (they are only slightly slower
> than a tuple).
A shame for whom? As I said - unless somebody contributes a solution,
there is none.
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