Why not 3.__class__ ?

Paul Miller paul at fxtech.com
Tue Oct 9 19:58:43 CEST 2001


> I haven't followed the discussion
> but to write 3.foo is something I would like to have in Python
> I am a big fan of Ruby and there you can write
> for example

> -4.abs

> which gives 4 (of course)

**COUGH**syntactic sugar**cough**

It may be "cool" (oh look everything is an object), but Python is also a
functional language and in many cases it's just more clear to use that
instead

I prefer "print abs(-4)"



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