Immutability

Georg Brandl g.brandl-nospam at gmx.net
Thu Jun 29 20:07:45 CEST 2006


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.

Georg



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