Immutability

Georg Brandl g.brandl-nospam at gmx.net
Fri Jun 30 22:04:51 CEST 2006


Georg Brandl wrote:
> Steve Holden wrote:
>> Georg Brandl wrote:
>>> Steve Holden wrote:
>> [...]
>>> 
>>>>Would it make sense, in the single argument case, to default the doc 
>>>>value to fget.__doc__ to support that use case, or should we just not 
>>>>create read-only properties by using property as a decorator?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> This is actually already the case in 2.5.
>>> 
>> Sorry, haven't had much time for python-checkins lately.
> 
> I didn't want to offend you, I must know since I implemented it myself ;)
> 
>> But this would 
>> certainly argue that the decorator form for read-only properties is 
>> accepted at some level.
> 
> Yes, one could argue in this direction. I will ask on python-dev whether
> an official hint should be added to the documentation.

Okay, this is now documented in the trunk.

Georg



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