Get name of class without instance
J. Cliff Dyer
jcd at sdf.lonestar.org
Wed Jun 24 18:36:19 CEST 2009
On Wed, 2009-06-24 at 09:17 -0700, Bryan wrote:
> Given a class:
> class Foo(object):
> How can I get the name "Foo" without having an instance of the class?
> str(Foo) gives me more than just the name Foo. "__main__.Account"
> Foo.__class__.__name__ gives me "type"
> I don't want to do:
> Foo().__class__.__name__ if possible. I would rather avoid the
> constructor. I just want to get a string "Foo"
I'll give you a hint:
>>> Foo().__class__ is Foo
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