change property after inheritance

George Sakkis george.sakkis at
Thu Sep 7 17:16:35 CEST 2006

Steven Bethard wrote:

> David Isaac wrote:
> > Le mercredi 06 septembre 2006 16:33,  Alan Isaac a écrit :
> >>> Suppose a class has properties and I want to change the
> >>> setter in a derived class. If the base class is mine, I can do this:
> >>>
> >>> Should I? (I.e., is that a good solution?)
> >
> > "Maric Michaud" <maric at> wrote in message
> > news:mailman.82.1157557490.5279.python-list at
> >> Why not ? This ontroduce the notion of public getter a la C++/Java while
> > the
> >> property is overloadable by itself (as below), but it's correct design
> > IMHO.
> >
> > More support for lambda, it seems...
> Well, lambda's not going away[1], but there's no *need* for lambda here.
>   It could be written as::

Sure, it *could*; whether it *should* is a different issue. I can't
imagine a case for absolute *need* of lambda, but there are several
cases where it is probably the best way, such as the one of this


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