Can I run an operation on an object's attribute when reading?

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Mon Jan 19 13:38:51 CET 2009


Ben Finney <bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au> writes:

> You can override the behaviour of a class by defining a subclass.
> 
>     class UntouchableTypeWrapper(UntouchableType):
> 
>         def _foo_get(self):
>             return str(self.foo)
> 
>         foo = property(_foo_get)

Which, I realise now, won't work (and I didn't test it). But hopefully
the idea is clear.

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