(newbie) Is there a way to prevent "name redundancy" in OOP ?

Stef Mientki S.Mientki-nospam at mailbox.kun.nl
Sat Jan 6 11:20:54 CET 2007


Steven Bethard wrote:
> Stef Mientki wrote:
>> Not sure I wrote the subject line correct,
>> but the examples might explain if not clear
> [snip]
>> class pin2:
>>   def __init__ (self, naam):
>>     self.Name  = naam
>>
>> aap2 = pin2('aap2')     # seems completely redundant to me.
>> print aap2.Name
> 
> You can use class statements to create your instances with some 
> metaclass trickery. Unlike normal assignments, class statements get 
> access to the name being assigned. So you could write your class like::

thank you all guys,
this gives me a lot to study,
for the moment I'm satisfied with the fact that it "is possible".

cheers,
Stef Mientki



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