C-style static variables in Python?
tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Apr 3 03:46:39 CEST 2010
On 4/2/2010 6:59 PM, kj wrote:
> In<Xns9D4EC021DC8EAduncanbooth at 127.0.0.1> Duncan Booth<duncan.booth at invalid.invalid> writes:
>> class Spam(object):
>> mongo = None
>> def __call__(self, x, y, z):
>> if self.mongo is None:
>> self.mongo = heavy_lifting_at_runtime()
>> return frobnicate(x, y, z, self.mongo)
Unless one wants the intialization of mongo delayed in case spam is
never called, it can go in __init__ instead.
>> spam = Spam()
>> ham = spam(1, 2, 3)
> I really like this. Thanks.
>> That's natural and readable.
>> From reading this thread, and the "(a==b) ? 'Yes' : 'No'" one, the
> inescapable conclusion is that "readability" (like beauty) is very
> much in the eye of the beholder, or, in this case, in the eye of
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