class declaration shortcut

Bjoern Schliessmann usenet-mail-0306.20.chr0n0ss at
Thu Mar 1 00:20:32 CET 2007

Luis M. González wrote:

> I've come across a code snippet in where they show
> how easy it is to declare a class compared to equivalent code in
> c#. I wonder if there is any way to emulate this in Python.
> The code is as follows:
> Person = :name, :birthday, :children)

What's easy about this?

Also, this is a definition and not just a declaration.

> But this above is not what I want.
> I guess I should find a way to include the constructor code inside
> this function, but I don't know if this is possible.

Could you please describe what exactly you want in an abstract way?

> Also, I wonder if there is a way to use the variable name in order
> to create a class with the same name (as in "Person"above).

Two classes with the same name?

In Python, classes have no name. They are anonymous objects which
can be bound to names.



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