__getitem__ method on (meta)classes
rNOSPAMon at flownet.com
Tue Mar 15 07:00:38 CET 2005
In article <39n1jpF60pc7pU1 at individual.net>,
Leif K-Brooks <eurleif at ecritters.biz> wrote:
> ron at flownet.com wrote:
> > Why doesn't this work?
> >>>>def foo(lst):
> > ... class baz(object):
> > ... def __getitem__(cls, idx): return cls.lst[idx]
> > ... __getitem__=classmethod(__getitem__)
> > ... baz.lst = lst
> > ... return baz
> > ...
> > I thought x[y] and x.__getitem__(y) were supposed to always be
> > synonymous.
> No, with new-style classes, x[y] and type(x).__getitem__(y) are
Did you mean type(x).__getitem__(x,y)?
And where is this documented?
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