@property simultaneous setter and getter

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Dec 21 13:09:00 CET 2013

On 21/12/2013 11:31, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:26:10 -0600, Brian Bruggeman wrote:
>> Is this something that would be pep-able?
> I don't know. What is it? I'm sure your code is the most fabulous,
> awesome and brilliant thing since Grace Hopper came up with FORmula
> TRANslation back in the 1950s, but my browser has over eighty tabs open
> at the moment, give me a reason why I ought to open one more.

I was under the impression that she was more associated with COBOL but 
never mind.

>> https://gist.github.com/brianbruggeman/8061774
> If you aren't willing or able to spend a sentence or three explaining
> what your code does, what need it fulfils, and why it ought to be
> included in Python, you're going to have real bad time trying to persuade
> the hard-nosed, conservative core developers. Trust me, I know what I am
> talking about, I am the author of a successful PEP:
> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0450/
> and that was for something which already had at least two of the most
> respected core developers' support before I even started. So before you
> go to the effort of writing a PEP, how about you try to justify your
> proposal here?

Nail struck firmly on head I reckon.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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