intX.__str__() ??

Mitya Sirenef msirenef at
Sun Feb 24 19:44:20 CET 2013

On 02/24/2013 01:23 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Feb 2013 13:09:56  -0500, Mitya Sirenef wrote:
 >> On 02/24/2013 12:29 PM, Michael Torrie wrote:
 >> > Another way to explain the double underscore methods is that they are
 >> > how things like operator overloading is performed. Want to make a
 >> > class that you can use the [index] notation on instances? Define the
 >> > __get_attr__() method. And to define a class that you can then use
 >> small correction: it should be __getattr__()
 > Correct correction: it should be __getitem__ to override instance[item]
 > access. __getattr__ is for overriding instance.attribute.

Oh, yes.. I guess it pays to read more than a single sentence
when making corrections! -m

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