Attribute error-- but I'm innocent(?)

Nick Mellor nick.mellor.groups at pobox.com
Tue Mar 3 02:49:19 CET 2009


Thanks Chris and John, all workin now. Sorry about proclamation of
innocence-- fruitless morning and 3 hours sleep :-)

Nick

On Mar 3, 12:03 pm, Chris Rebert <c... at rebertia.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 4:56 PM, Nick Mellor
>
>
>
> <nick.mellor.gro... at pobox.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
>
> > I'm pretty sure I'm following all the Python rules: I've put "self"
> > before "forename" to make sure it's treated as a data attribute
> > (instance variable.) And from within a class, I'm told, you need to
> > prefix the var with self too. RandomName is a class that I've tested
> > (and which still works.) So why do I get this error?
>
> >  File "h:\Testing\NameDb\dictfile.py", line 107, in randomName
> >    return {"Forename" : self.forename.randomByWeight(),
> > AttributeError: RandomPerson instance has no attribute 'forename'
>
> > Here's the code (Python 2.6, PythonWin):
>
> > class RandomPerson:
> >    def __init(self):
>
> That previous line is supposed to be:
>    def __init__(self):
>
> Note the trailing underscores.
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
>
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