Lists and Tuples

Arthur ajsiegel at optonline.com
Sun Dec 7 16:20:01 CET 2003


On Sun, 07 Dec 2003 15:07:58 GMT, Arthur <ajsiegel at optonline.com>
wrote:

>On Sun, 7 Dec 2003 15:09:48 +0100, "Fredrik Lundh"
><fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:
>
>>Arthur wrote:
>>
>>> "Type" is not normally an ambiguous word.
>>
>>really?  in my experience, "type" and "object" are about as ambiguous
>>as words can get, especially when you're talking about Python.
>>
>></F>
>
>I am sure you are right. On faith.  Though its not particularly
>helpful.
>
>Art

Or else I can rephrase my question.

Having learned that type and object are highly ambiguous words, why do
we would tend to use them when wanting to clarify list/tuple
distinctions.

Art




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