New-style classes and special methods

Andrew Bennetts andrew-pythonlist at puzzling.org
Mon Feb 24 08:38:57 CET 2003


On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 07:13:44AM +0000, Carl Banks wrote:
> Jp Calderone wrote:
> > [-- text/plain, encoding quoted-printable, 37 lines --]
> > 
> >  Consider this class:
> > 
> >    class Foo:
> >        def __getattr__(self, name):
> >            return lambda arg: arg
> > 
> >  It can be used thusly:
> > 
> >    f = Foo()
> >    print f[10]
> 
> Sure?

    >>> class Foo:
    ...     def __getattr__(self, name):
    ...         return lambda arg: arg
    ... 
    >>> f = Foo()
    >>> print f[10]
    10

Yep, I'd say he's sure.

-Andrew.






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