Will python never intend to support private, protected and public?

Paul Rubin http
Fri Sep 30 10:40:48 CEST 2005


Gregor Horvath <g.horvath at gmx.at> writes:
> >>Real open source live example from yesterdays mailinglists:
> > I don't see any use of name mangling in that example.
> 
> Someone has a problem and tweaks a private variable as a workaround.

They should have patched the source instead.

> No python program will rely by definition on access to privat
> variables, it just lets the door open, just for the case that the
> program is not used in steril theoretical environment with a lot of
> flipcharts but in real dirty live with bugs, version conflicts,
> changing demands, ill spezifications, crazy public interfaces and so
> on.

Believe it or not, not all development environments are that
disorganized.



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