Acceptance test spike example
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Mon Jun 27 05:12:49 CEST 2005
On Sun, 26 Jun 2005 22:42:40 -0400, "Terry Reedy" <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>"Steve Jorgensen" <nospam at nospam.nospam> wrote in message
>news:mhcub1p3mlcbnsf0dqk9akdrm5ut347rd0 at 4ax.com...
>> Note how the powerful, context-aware exec() and eval() procedures really
>> simplify the code.
>A stylistic note: I believe that most or all of your eval/exec uses could
>be done with getattr and setattr instead, which are in the language for
>precisely those situations in which the name of an attribute is in a
>runtime string. To my mind, this would be simpler and better style.
>> valueExpr = "self.model." + parsed.name
>> valueIs = eval(valueExpr)
>I believe this is valueIs = getattr(self.model, parsed.name)
>> methodCall = "self.model." + parsed.name +"(" + parsed.value + ")"
>I believe this is getattr(self.model, parsed.name)(parsed.value).
>> exec("self.model." + parsed.name + "=" + parsed.value)
>I believe this is setattr(self.model, parsed.name, parsed.value).
>and so on.
Thanks. I'm new to Python, so I'll take all the style advice I can get.
- Steve J.
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