help with calling a static method in a private class

lallous lallous at lgwm.org
Wed Sep 15 12:38:39 CEST 2010


On Sep 14, 4:38 pm, de... at web.de (Diez B. Roggisch) wrote:
> lallous<lall... at lgwm.org> writes:
> > How can I keep the class private and have the following work:
>
> > [code]
> > class __internal_class(object):
> >     @staticmethod
> >     def meth1(s):
> >         print "meth1:", s
>
> >     @staticmethod
> >     def meth2(s):
> >         print "meth2:",
> >         __internal_class.meth1(s)
>
> > x = __internal_class()
>
> > x.meth2('sdf')
> > [/code]
>
> By not using a double underscore. It is effectless on classes anyway
> (they are not hidden because of that).
>
> And additionally, but simply not using staticmethods at all. It's a
> rather obscure feature ofpython- usually, classmethods are what is
> considered a static method in other languages. And with that, even your
> double underscores work:
>
> class __internal_class(object):
>     @classmethod
>     def meth1(cls, s):
>         print "meth1:", s
>
>     @classmethod
>     def meth2(cls, s):
>         print "meth2:",
>         cls.meth1(s)
>
> x = __internal_class()
>
> x.meth2('sdf')
>
> Diez

Thanks, that does the trick.



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