[Python-Dev] How long the wrong type of argument should we limit (or not) in the error message (C-api)?
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Dec 16 07:37:12 CET 2013
Steven D'Aprano writes:
> That's a good point, but I think most coders would have a very fuzzy
> idea of the difference between type(obj).__name__ and
> obj.__class__.__name__, and when to use one versus the other.
> Likewise, I think that most of the time it is useful to distinguish
> between instances and classes, metaclasses not withstanding.
To me trying to handle all of those distinctions in a single format
code sounds like way confusing magic (and probably will fail to DWIM
way too often).
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