__parent__ - like attribute?

Dylan Reinhardt python at dylanreinhardt.com
Sun Jan 19 05:28:44 CET 2003

At 07:48 PM 1/18/2003, Andrew Bennetts wrote:
>Why don't you simply make eggs inherit from Persistent, and let it set its
>own _p_changed flag?

A fair question.  What the example obscures is that spam is, itself, a 
subobject of a object that uses Persistent.  Or does that not matter?

A related issue is that I also want the subobjects to obtain/acquire 
settings from their containing object.  Seems the same trick to do one 
should do the other, but _p_changed won't do double duty here.


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