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Jay Norris14,824 Points
Alternative way to set property?
I've previously set a property in a Django model class using property() and it also works.
I'm wondering if it's possibly an outdated way of setting the property and I should re-factor using @property? The code works great, but I was just curious about the difference. Here is the relevant bit:
class Person(models.Model): gender = models.CharField(max_length=8, choices=GENDERS, default='') birthdate = models.DateField(max_length=25) tobacco = models.CharField(max_length=5, choices=YES_NO, default='NO') household = models.ForeignKey(Household) def _age(self): """ Returns the age from the date of birth """ now = datetime.datetime.now() return now.year - self.birthdate.year - ((now.month, now.day) < (self.birthdate.month, self.birthdate.day)) age = property(_age)