Forgetting "()" when calling methods

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Sun Apr 27 09:07:29 CEST 2003


Terry Reedy wrote:

> "Erik Max Francis" <max at alcyone.com> wrote in message
> news:3EAB6A14.707AD826 at alcyone.com...
>
> > # f holds a callable object or None
> > if f:
> >     f(...)
> 
> or
> print f and f() or 'cannot do that' # assumes boo(f()) always True

Shorter is not always better.  This being an awfully good example.

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