Forgetting "()" when calling methods

Alex Martelli aleax at aleax.it
Sat Apr 26 12:23:54 CEST 2003


Brian Quinlan wrote:

> Erik Max Francis wrote:
>> One thing that PyChecker, at least, is more likely to catch is "code
> has
>> no effect" statements like
>> 
>> sys.exit
> 
> How do you know that the code has no effect?

You cannot KNOW, but, this is tricky, unreadable code -- I'd be quite
happy to have PyChecker optionally warn me against it, should I ever
happen to code this way.


Alex





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