[Python-Dev] copy, len and the like as 'object' methods?
Thu, 23 Aug 2001 06:37:04 -0400
> > Maybe they are asking the wrong question. I think that copying
> > isn't all that important in Python -- that's why it's in a
> > module.
> I'm tired of this argument, so I'll quit. I'll just say that IMO
> students can't ask the wrong questions.
Not to prolong it, but Guido's comment made me realize that I
haven't imported copy in years. Haven't written a clone()
method in years, either, despite the fact that coming from Java
and C++ that was one of my favorite methods.