Property setter and lambda question

John Posner jjposner at
Mon Jul 11 13:26:27 EDT 2011

On 2:59 PM, Anthony Kong wrote:

> So the question: is it possible to use lambda expression at all for
> the setter? (As in the last, commented-out line)
> Python interpreter will throw an exception right there if I use the
> last line ('SyntaxError: lambda cannot contain assignment'). I'd use
> pass a setter method anyway.  
> What is your preferred solution?

Anthony, you might take a look at this alternative writeup for
"property", which I placed on the Python Wiki:


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