[Spambayes] Re: Corpus.Message.__getattr__ can't be correct can it?

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Sat Jan 18 17:22:57 EST 2003

Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> writes:

>     >> The __getattr__ method is really only meant to initialize payload and
>     >> hdrtxt.
>     Michael> In which case why not use a property?
> Why?  __getattr__ works fine, once it's properly written.

I was thinking of its performance-mangling properties.  Dunno if
that's an issue here, it was only an off-the-cuff remark.


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