__call__ considered harmful or indispensable?
Thu Aug 2 22:27:57 CEST 2007
skip at pobox.com writes:
> In this particular case it was clearly unnecessary and just obfuscated the
> code. I'm wondering, are there some general cases where __call__ methods of
> a user-defined class are simply indispensable?
I don't know about "indispensable" but __call__ is convenient sometimes
and I do use it. I've wished that modules supported call, so I could
x = foo(3)
instead of having to say x=foo.foo(3) or something like that.
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