Kamaelia docs : Kamaelia.BaseIPC

Base IPC class. Subclass it to create your own IPC classes.

When doing so, make sure you set the following:

  • Its doc string, so a string explanation can be generated for an instance of your subclass.
  • 'Parameters' class attribute to a list of named parameters you accept at creation, prefixing optional parameters with "?", e.g. "?depth"

For example

A custom IPC class to report a theft taking place!

class Theft(Kamaelia.BaseIPC.IPC):
    """Something has been stolen!"""

    Parameters = ["?who","what"]

So what happens when we use it?

>>> ipc = Theft(who="Sam", what="sweeties")
>>> ipc.__doc__
'Something has been stolen!'
>>> ipc.who
>>> ipc.what


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