Bug? If not, how to work around it?

Michele Simionato mis6 at pitt.edu
Thu Aug 7 19:19:38 CEST 2003


Gonçalo Rodrigues <op73418 at mail.telepac.pt> wrote in message news:
> So, is it a bug? In other words, should I open a bug report?
> 
> With my best regards,
> G. Rodrigues

I would open a bug report; at the best this is a documentation bug,
since
the fact that ___getattr__ is skipped by special methods is never
mentioned in the documentation, at least AFAIK. Something similar with
__len__ caused confusion at least twice in the last few monts.

See for instance
 
http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&frame=right&th=c809d56daee70926&seekm=2259b0e2.0307040511.1eb91faa%40posting.google.com#link6

                   Michele




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