[Python-Dev] Issue10403 - using 'attributes' instead of members in documentation

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 10:47:05 CEST 2011

On 27 June 2011 09:24, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> While I know it is technically right, I find it a bit strange to refer to
> methods as "attributes". We're describing an API, not the inner working of
> the object model. Also, people just discovering Python will probably be a
> bit surprised if we start refer to methods as "attributes".


> FWIW, I tend to understand "members" as "methods + attributes", which makes
> it a nice term to use for that purpose.



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