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Instead of using setattr, I tried doing this and it didn't work. Why?
def __init__(self, name, sneaky = True, **kwargs): self.name = name self.sneaky = sneaky for key, value in kwargs.items(): self.key = value
The code was compiled ok. Then, when I declare the object like:
ewerton = Thief("Ewerton", age = 28, hobby = "steal")
The code runs ok too. But if when I try to check some of the object's attribute:
I get this error message:
Traceback (most recent call last): File "<input>", line 1, in <module> AttributeError: 'Thief' object has no attribute 'age'
Why, instead of using setattr, can't I use a for loop to set values to the object as I would do in other situations?
Dave StSomeWhere19,870 Points
When setting self.key - the variable key is not being resolved, it is creating an attribute called "key" - not what you want and why we need to use
ewerton = Thief("Ewerton", age = 28, hobby = "steal") ewerton.key # check your attribute called key - should = "steal"
Oh... I got it! Very much appreciated!!!