Pronouncing '__init__'

François Pinard pinard at iro.umontreal.ca
Sat Jun 15 20:53:03 CEST 2002


[Oren Tirosh]

> I used __init__ just as an example.  I meant how do you pronounce names
> with leading and trailing double underscore in general.  The magic name
> __init__ may be by far the one most commonly encountered in everyday
> programming but __there__ __are__ __many__ __others__.

I sometimes said "special" as a prefix (suffix in French!).  So, "special
init", "special mul", etc.

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François Pinard   http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~pinard





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