Invisible function attributes

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Sep 3 18:25:50 CEST 2003


"Olivier Lefevre" <lefevrol at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:51809ae4.0309030715.7706cadb at posting.google.com...
> Python 2.3
> >>> def foo():
> ...     foo.a = 1

If you want foo to be attributed before it is called, move the setter
outside the function.

>>> def foo(): pass
...
>>> foo.a = 1
>>> vars(foo)
{'a': 1}

Terry J Reedy






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