function attributes are like function objects

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Fri Feb 2 22:13:00 CET 2001


"Magnus Lie Hetland" <mlh at idi.ntnu.no> wrote in message
news:95acpj$sbe$1 at tyfon.itea.ntnu.no...
> "Greg Ewing" <greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz> wrote in message
> news:3A78AE8D.C9D25694 at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz...
> > Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> > >
> > > It didn't really
> > > seem like they were missing so much as it seemed like they would act
> > > more like everything else now...
> >
> > Everything? What about lists, dicts, tuples, file
> > objects...?
> >
> > What's so special about functions that we need to
> > be able to plonk arbitrary attributes on them, but
> > not any other builtin types?
>
> Now *that* would be nice (if we could do that, I mean).
> Everything as objects... SmallTalk lurking in the
> background. Sounds good to me...
>
Sounds more like Javascript lurking in the background to me.

regards
 Steve




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