2005/10/5, Chris Withers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> Peter Bengtsson wrote:
> > Not sure what it's called in Page Templates or Python Scripts but in
> > DTML it's called careful_hasattr() which wraps hasattr() in a
> > restricted context.
> I wouldn't trust that either ;-)
> hasattr's insane in that it catches prettymuch all exception, including
> ConflictErrors...
Didn't know that.

> I much prefer get patterns of getattr(something,'something',None) or
> variants thereof, depending on the situation...

careful_hasattr() uses a getattr() to test if it works and does this
in a restricted manner.

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