invoking multiple methods (Was: Python vs. Ruby)

Michael Hudson mwh at
Tue Jan 14 14:12:16 CET 2003

Jack Diederich <jack at> writes:

> To borrow from another language would something like
> import lvalues from pragma
> be acceptable?

Ooh, an easy one: No!

> The return values that are currently None would then be self for all
> calls in that module.

How about .sort() returning `self' 50% of the time, decided randomly?


  Any form of evilness that can be detected without *too* much effort
  is worth it...  I have no idea what kind of evil we're looking for
  here or how to detect is, so I can't answer yes or no.
                                       -- Guido Van Rossum, python-dev

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