Python Macros

Alex Martelli aleaxit at
Wed Oct 6 15:22:55 CEST 2004

Carlos Ribeiro <carribeiro at> wrote:
> Thanks (again!). Another dumb mistake. I have mixed up __get__attr,
> descriptors, and __getattribute__ in my head, all at once, and messed
> up the concepts. Too much reading and too little practice do it :-).

You're welcome!  Yep, getting some practice would help...
infrastructure's a cool thing, but getting direct experience of how to
do real-life apps helps you grasp the infrastructure better, too.

> The funny thing is that the code worked as written, at least for my
> small test case, because it failed to find the dog.fetch method
> anyway.

Heh, yes, you weren't looking for dog.keys or dog.update, say;-).


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