From: Bruno Desthuilliers on 12 Apr 2010 06:31
Aahz a �crit :
> In article <hoihgt$p6t$1(a)reader1.panix.com>, kj <no.email(a)please.post> wrote:
>> What's the word on using "classes as namespaces"? E.g.
>> class _cfg(object):
>> spam = 1
>> jambon = 3
>> huevos = 2
>> breakfast = (_cfg.spam, _cfg.jambon, _cfg.huevos)
> There is one gotcha associated with using classes as namespaces: you have
> to be careful to avoid instantiating them. That goes triple if you
> modify the class attributes, because modifying an attribute in an
> instance does *not* propagate the change to the class.
This can be "solved" (using only classmethods and overriding
__setattr__), but then it begins to be a bit OOTP for a mostly simple