Does Python really follow its philosophy of "Readability counts"?

Russ P. Russ.Paielli at
Tue Jan 20 06:12:08 CET 2009

On Jan 19, 8:39 pm, Luis Zarrabeitia <ky... at> wrote:

> If properties already
> let you change from attribute to method without affecting the caller, why do you
> need a property that does nothing?

You don't. As I tried to explain in a earlier post (but one that you
may not have seen yet), that is apparently an implementation detail of
the way Scala implements properties. I probably should have never even
brought it up.

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