Re: Class confusion

Discussion in 'Python' started by Rodrick Brown, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 4:34 PM, Matt Jones <>wrote:

    > # Something like...
    >
    > class SystemList(object):
    > def get_systemid(self):
    > return "System Id: bleh"
    >
    > def get_running_kernel(self):
    > return "Kernel: bleh"
    >
    >
    > class SatelliteConnect(object):
    > def get_systemlist(self):
    > return SystemList()
    >
    >
    > # Now the code you wrote would work, only return those literals thought,
    > you'd want to do something meaningful inside of SystemList's methods.
    >
    >

    Thanks for the tip Matt, I had no idea it was so simple. :)


    > *Matt Jones*
    >
    >
    > On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 3:28 PM, MRAB <> wrote:
    >
    >> On 2013-01-09 20:13, Rodrick Brown wrote:
    >>
    >>> How can I make a class that has methods with attributes and other
    >>> functions?
    >>> I see a lot of code
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> I'm reading the documentation to Redhat's Satellite software which has a
    >>> XMLRPC interface and wrote the following code to test the api.
    >>>
    >>> I would like to extend this code to support methods with methods? I see
    >>> this done a lot in python code but I'm not sure how to accomplish
    >>> something like this?
    >>>
    >>> i.e.
    >>>
    >>> sc = SatelliteConnect()
    >>> sc.get_systemlist().get_**systemid() ?
    >>> or
    >>> sc.get_systemlist().get_**running_kernel()
    >>>
    >>> How does one chain methods and attributes like this with classes?
    >>>
    >>> [snip]

    >> This:
    >>
    >> sc.get_systemlist().get_**systemid()
    >>
    >> simply means that the method "get_systemlist" returns an instance of
    >> some class (let's call it "SystemList") which has a method
    >> "get_systemid".
    >>
    >> --
    >> http://mail.python.org/**mailman/listinfo/python-list<http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list>
    >>

    >
    >
    > --
    > http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list
    >
    >
    Rodrick Brown, Jan 9, 2013
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