make order of function definitions irrelevant

anton muhin antonmuhin.REMOVE.ME.FOR.REAL.MAIL at rambler.ru
Mon Nov 10 21:33:04 CET 2003


Peter Hansen wrote:

> anton muhin wrote:
> 
>>  As was said, you usually don't need such a thing. If you desperatly
>>looking for it, something like this might work:
>>
>>func = None
>>
>>def caller():
>>     assert func, 'func is None'
>>     return func()
>>
>>def foo():
>>     return 'foo'
>>
>>def bar():
>>     return 'bar'
>>
>>func = foo
>>
>>print func()
>>
>>Of course, in this case you'd better pass an actual function as a
>>parameter. But, again, almost for sureit's a flaw in your design.
> 
> 
> As it stands, the first line in the above code is still redundant,
> and can be removed with no ill effects, as "func" is not actually
> called until it is bound to a real function.
> 
> -Peter

Sure, thanks. It just a little bit clearer.

best regards,
anton.





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