Question on class member in python
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue Oct 18 21:59:28 CEST 2005
In article <1h4mjg9.1n5khr7pjy1zN%aleaxit at yahoo.com>,
Alex Martelli <aleaxit at yahoo.com> wrote:
>Johnny Lee <johnnyandfiona at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for your help, maybe I should learn how to turn an attibute into
>> a property first.
>Easy -- in your class's body, just code:
> def getFoo(self): ...
> def setFoo(self, value): ...
> def delFoo(self): ...
> foo = property(getFoo, setFoo, delFoo, 'this is the foo')
>Note that if you want subclasses to be able to customize behavior of foo
>accesses by simple method overrides, you need to program some "hooks"
>(an extra level of indirection, if you will).
Or wait for
foo = property('getFoo', 'setFoo')
(Currently proposed by Guido on python-dev)
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