[Python-Dev] conceptual clarity

Peter Moody peter at hda3.com
Thu Sep 17 18:41:18 CEST 2009

On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 9:26 AM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> Peter Moody <peter <at> hda3.com> writes:
>> Again, the same error-catching functionality can be obtained through
>> an option to the constructor. network and broadcast attributes can be
>> renamed to .\1_address to alleviate confusion as well.
> My remark was not targetting error-catching of non-zero low bits, it was about
> the suggestion to have a "network" or "mask" attribute on Address objects.

If I'm reading your reply correctly, then I agree that having a
network attribute on an address object doesn't make sense.

My remark was targeting Eric's reply of, "By keeping the concepts
distinct we can catch mis-uses earlier."


> Regards
> Antoine.
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