[Tutor] Re: special object method for method calls?

Abel Daniel abli at freemail.hu
Tue Nov 11 21:49:40 EST 2003

Jeff Shannon  writes:

> def __getattr__(self, attr):
>      if iscallable(self.__dict__[attr]):
>          # do whatever here
>      return self.__dict__[attr]

This won't work. From http://python.org/doc/current/ref/attribute-access.html:

     "Note that if the attribute is found through the normal
     mechanism, __getattr__() is not called."

So calling self.__dict__[attr] in __getattr__ will result in a

Abel Daniel

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