Not possible to hide local variables

Cecil Westerhof Cecil at decebal.nl
Wed Apr 29 08:14:33 CEST 2015


Op Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 09:33 CEST schreef Cecil Westerhof:

> If I remember correctly you can not hide variables of a class or
> make them read-only?
>
> I want to rewrite my moving average to python. The init is:
> def __init__(self, length):
> if type(length) != int:
> raise ParameterError, 'Parameter has to be an int'
> if n < 0:
> raise ValueError, 'Parameter should be greater or equal 2'
> self.length             = length
> self.old_values         = []
> self.current_total      = 0
>
> But when someone changes length, old_values, or current_total that
> would wreck havoc with my class instance. What is the best way to
> handle this?

I have posted it on:
    https://github.com/CecilWesterhof/PythonLibrary/blob/master/utilDecebal.py

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