[Python-Dev] copy, len and the like as 'object' methods?

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 22 Aug 2001 12:40:45 -0400

> Again, I wasn't considering getting rid of old builtins.  We're going to
> be adding new methods to all of the types anyway (since they'll derive
> from object), so I was just suggesting that len or length be an alias
> for __len__.

Hm, but this would violate TOOWTDI.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)