Access from a class attribute
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Thu Jun 4 11:24:19 CEST 2009
Kless <jonas.esp at googlemail.com> writes:
> Why can not to access from a class attribute to a function of that
> class Foo(object):
> attr = __class__.__name__
> attr = self.__class__.__name__
The ‘self’ name is not magical. If you want it bound to something, you
have to bind it explicitly; it's exactly like any other name.
You will have noticed this being done in methods of a class:
attr = 'spam'
def frobnicate(self, bar):
self.attr = str(bar)
The statements in the method are evaluated in the context of a specific
call to that method, where the parameters have been passed and bound to
the parameter names.
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