source for the property function

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Tue Sep 2 18:49:16 CEST 2008

Rowland Smith schrieb:
> Anyone know where the source code for the built-in property function is 
> located in a python distribution?
> I would like to see how it works - mainly, how does it know which class 
> it is being called from?

Google the "descriptor protocol" for new-style classes. That explains it.


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