Overriding methods per-object
castironpi at gmail.com
Sat Apr 18 03:37:52 CEST 2009
On Apr 17, 8:22 pm, Pavel Panchekha <PavPanche... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've got an object which has a method, __nonzero__
> The problem is, that method is attached to that object not that class
> > a = GeneralTypeOfObject()
> > a.__nonzero__ = lambda: False
> > a.__nonzero__()
> > bool(a)
> What to do?
The docs don't say you can do that:
Special method names
A class can implement certain operations that are invoked by special
syntax (such as arithmetic operations or subscripting and slicing) by
defining methods with special names.
Should you be able to?
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