Class Variable Access and Assignment
mwm at mired.org
Fri Nov 4 11:22:06 CET 2005
> Would it be too much to ask that in a line like.
> x = x + 1.
> both x's would resolve to the same namespace?
Yes. That's to much bondage for programmers who've become accustomed
to freedom. Explain why this should be illegal:
>>> class C:
... def __getattr__(self, name):
... x = 1
... return locals()[name]
... def __setattr__(self, name, value):
... globals()[name] = value
>>> o = C()
>>> o.x = o.x + 1
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