[Python-ideas] Factory functions (was: RE: time.wallclock() or other similar stuff)
Kristján Valur Jónsson
kristjan at ccpgames.com
Wed Nov 3 06:26:27 CET 2010
Completely off topic.
What's with factory functions? Why not a class? And why are there factory functions in threading.py and not classes?
From: python-ideas-bounces+kristjan=ccpgames.com at python.org [mailto:python-ideas-bounces+kristjan=ccpgames.com at python.org] On Behalf Of Greg Ewing
Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 6:19
To: python-ideas at python.org
Subject: Re: [Python-ideas] time.wallclock() or other similar stuff
However, it suggests a factory function that returns some kind of object that performs timing, rather than simply returning a time.
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