On 2008-10-15 17:49:30 +0200, Christian Theune <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:
> Why is a ForbiddenAttribute also an AttributeError? Is this intended to
> avoid 'information leaks'?
> We found a nasty side-effect together with getattr and annotations: a
> user that didn't have read-access to __annotations__ would end up trying
> to create the annotations container again and again because getattr(obj
> '__annotations__', None) would return None instead of propagating the
> ForbiddenAttribute exception.
On a proxied object you'd never get an AttributeError but only
ForbidenAttribute, wouldn't you? So I think an ForbiddenAttribute as
subclass of AttributeError is the right thing.
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