Prothon is switching to the .NET platform

Christopher T King squirrel at WPI.EDU
Tue Aug 10 21:34:13 CEST 2004


On Fri, 6 Aug 2004, John Roth wrote:

> The place where this gets really ugly is inserting functions
> into the instances. They have to be created at the module
> level, and then inserted into the instance by a module level
> function (somewhat similar to the way classmethod,
> staticmethod and property work).

Oh, I wouldn't even attempt that until Python supported
"def object.method():" syntax (like Prothon does).  Using my derive class, 
you could acheieve a similar effect though:

 class my_derived_class(derive):
     def some_new_function(self):
         <do stuff>
 my_derived_object = my_derived_class(my_prototype_object)

You aren't able to insert function definitions after the derived object is 
created using this method (something I imag, but most function 
definitions are premeditated anyways.




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