[Spambayes] Corpus.Message.__getattr__ can't be correct can it?
Just van Rossum
just at letterror.com
Fri Jan 17 20:29:15 EST 2003
Richie Hindle wrote:
> > In Corpus.Message, __getattr__ is defined as
> > def __getattr__(self, attributeName):
> > '''On-demand loading of the message text.'''
> > if attributeName in ('hdrtxt', 'payload'):
> > self.load()
> > return getattr(self, attributeName)
> > This has to be an infloop, right?
> It should probably be:
> return self.__dict__[attributeName]
> so that it raises an exception when something goes wrong. [ ... ]
Neither makes sense (unless I'm missing some magic context): __getattr__
is only called if the attr isn't found the normal way, which means it's
for sure not in self.__dict__.
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