Alias for an attribute defined in a superclass
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Fri Apr 1 04:24:42 CEST 2011
On Mar 31, 3:14 pm, Ben Finney <ben+pyt... at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> Howdy all,
> I want to inherit from a class, and define aliases for many of its
> attributes. How can I refer to “the attribute that will be available by
> name ‘spam’ once this class is defined”?
> class Foo(object):
> def spam(self):
> def eggs(self):
> class Bar(Foo):
> beans = Foo.spam
> mash = Foo.eggs
> Is that the right way to do it?
For methods, that will work just fine. For attributes, you will need
to make @property accessors that get and set the underlying attribute.
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