How to replace constructor with factory method
clp2 at rebertia.com
Mon May 11 17:08:13 EDT 2009
On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 1:39 PM, <rogeeff at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just wonder if it's possible in Python.
> what I want is to tweak an existing Python class A with no
> constructor, so that A() results in fuctory method call?
> so o = A() instead being equivalent to:
> s = object()
> o = s
> o = my_factory_function( A )
I believe you'd need to override __new__ for that.
Docs on __new__: http://docs.python.org/reference/datamodel.html#object.__new__
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