Set/Get attribute syntatic sugar

Michael Hoffman at mh391.invalid
Wed Jun 29 04:29:09 EDT 2005

Peter Hansen wrote:
> Elmo Mäntynen wrote:
>> Maybe funny, but a bit too cocky for my taste. Robert kern is propably
>> right about what he really meant so don't be too hasty in the future,
>> right?). 
> Elmo, it's probably neither cocky nor funny, but before you pass 
> judgment you should Google this group for "time machine" and read 
> awhile.  (I was merely attempting to parrot a traditional response that 
> is given around here when someone asks for something which is already 
> present in the language.)
> And whether I misinterpreted the (ambiguous) question or not, my 
> response provides the required information to put together a solution to 
> the OP's question.  It would just require one extra level of 
> indirection, so to speak, to do what Robert suggests he might have wanted.

I didn't understand the original question either until Robert Kern 
guessed what the OP was talking about.
Michael Hoffman

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