[docs] confusing statement in python docs
sandro.tosi at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 23:47:49 CET 2011
thanks for your email.
On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 18:05, Tim Behrsin <tim at behrsin.com> wrote:
> In section 9.3.4 it states that the following snippet:
> xf = x.f
> while True:
> print xf()
> will print "hello world" until 'the end of time'.
> I find this statement to be rather confusing....
I think you find it confusing since you're not reporting also the
paragraph above the code snippet:
"In the MyClass example, this will return the string 'hello world'.
However, it is not necessary to call a method right away: x.f is a
method object, and can be stored away and called at a later time. For
that means.. the code snippet is a continuation of the MyClass example
given above, so just taken outside its context it doesn't make any
sense, but putting it back inside the page (that's actually a
tutorial, so something we can expect to be followed from the first
line to the last one, without too much jumping around) it gains the
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