Setting an attribute without calling __setattr__()

Joshua Kugler jkugler at
Sat Apr 26 03:26:48 CEST 2008

John Machin wrote:
>> Is there a way to define without it firing __setattr__?
> Consider reading the *second* paragraph about __setattr__ in section
> 3.4.2 of the Python Reference Manual.

Like I said in my original post, it was probably staring me right in the
face.  I had read through a bit of the documentation on special methods,
but for some reason I missed that part.

Thanks to all for your responses!


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