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Author terry.reedy
Recipients cheryl.sabella, terry.reedy
Date 2017-07-23.03:42:28
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This issue is really about managing the set of var,callback pairs. The idea of wrapping vars just clouded the issue.  

class VarTrace:
    def __init__(self):
        self.tracers = []  # or set if need to delete
    def add(self, var, callback):
        if isinstance(callback, tuple):
            callback = self.make_callback(var, callback)
        self.vartrace.add((var, callback))
        return var
    def make_callback(self, var, args):  # Used for 6 vars.
        def var_callback(*params):
            changes.add_item(*args, var.get())
        return var_callback
    def attach(self):
        for var, callback in self.tracers:
            var.trace_add('write', callback)
    def remove(cls):  # detach?
        for var, _ in self.tracers:
            var.trace_remove('write', var.trace_info()[0][1]) # doc this

# A functionalist would define a function that returns a sequence of closures.

tracers = VarTrace()

# write tests, then patch creation of tested vars, retest, patch rest.

-        self.font_name = StringVar(parent)
+        self.font_name = tracers.add(StringVar(parent), var_changed_font)
Date User Action Args
2017-07-23 03:42:29terry.reedysetrecipients: + terry.reedy, cheryl.sabella
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