strange problem with def in class
james at logicalprogression.net
Wed Aug 18 03:08:05 CEST 2004
A couple of quick corrections.
James Henderson wrote:
> Hi Johan
> Other variables defined in a class are in a scope that cannot be
> accessed directly from within a method (Python newish nested scoping
> only works for functions inside functions).
Actually it works for classes defined inside functions too, but that's
not relevant here. :)
> Personally I would move your readline() function outside the class to
> the module level.
This still stands!
> If you want to keep it in the class then either give it a self parameter
> or add "readline = staticmethod(readline)" after the definition of
> readline(). Then you can call it from within __init__() as
Looking at your code again the static method option is not viable. Your
readline() method needs a self parameter because the code you intend to
put into it refers to self.
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