On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 04:51:33PM -0500, J Cameron Cooper wrote:
> Look at your Python. It understands a dot as an attribute access. That's
> why Zope historically avoids dotted object names. Witness 'index_html'.
> You may use dictionary lookup:
> or getattr.
But note that they're not semantically equivalent.
getattr(foo, 'bar') might use acquisition to find 'bar'.
foo['bar'] does not use acquisition, it only looks directly in foo.
I don't like this difference, but, whatever.
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