Declarative properties

Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch bj_666 at
Thu Oct 11 14:27:35 CEST 2007

On Thu, 11 Oct 2007 11:48:18 +0000, Artur Siekielski wrote:

> class Person(object):
>    def __init__(self, name):
>       self._name = name
>    def _get_name(self):
>       return self._name
>    def _set_name(self, new_name):
>       self._name = new_name
>    name = property(_get_name, _set_name)

This is more easily spelled:

class Person(object):
    def __init__(self, name): = name

> I would like to have something like that:
> class Person(object):
>    name = property('_name')
> I assume that this causes "generation" of instance field '_name' and
> default getters and setters.

But why?  Default getters and setters are unnecessary and if you need
something other than the default you need to write it anyway more

	Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch

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