Multi Heritage with slots

Michele Simionato michele.simionato at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 14:56:30 CEST 2007


On Sep 5, 2:52 pm, "Simon Brunning" <si... at brunningonline.net> wrote:
> On 9/5/07, Alexandre Badez <alexandre.ba... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I use __slots__ not for memory optimization nor doing java.
> > I use __slots__ because my class are used by other lib, and in the
> > past, some of them misspell some attributes and involved a very
> > annoying comportment of the global application.
> > So the objective is only to prevent unwanted dynamism (but not in all
> > the application, just some class).
>
> Using slots to prevent the creation of new properties is what Eric
> *means* by "doing java". You're trying to write Java style code in
> Python, and it's not going to be pretty. Slots are not intended for
> this purpose, and they aren't very good for it.
>

Right, and this the way to do what the original poster wants:

http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/252158

                  Michele Simionato




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