Protected Methods and Python
Dries.Jan at skynet.be
Sun Apr 13 21:07:50 CEST 2003
Don't worry too much about protected methods. Bjarne Stroustrup, creator
of the C++ language, considers them to be a design mistake, and now
regrets they were ever added to C++. See "The Design and evolution of
C++" by Bjarne Stroustrup, page 302.
Java and I assume Ruby as well simply copied the concept from C++.
srijit at yahoo.com wrote:
> I do not see a concept of Protected Methods in Python 2.2 like C++ and Ruby.
> Is this a serious limitation for Object Oriented Programing with Python?
> Or may be it is possible to emulated Protected Methods in Python.
> I look forward to some discussion by OOP experts.
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