python without OO

Peter Maas peter at
Thu Jan 27 10:16:43 CET 2005

Terry Reedy schrieb:
> But if the class method syntax were 
> manditory, there would be class and/or class hierarchy bloat due to the 
> unlimited number of possible functions-of-a-float and large number of 
> actual such functions that have been written.

You are right. I'm not an OO purist, I just wanted to convince Davor,
that anti-OO purism can be harmful too. It's good for programmers to
have a choice.

> Your Four Steps to Python Object Oriented Programming - vars, lists, dicts, 
> and finally classes is great.

I'm glad you like it :)

Peter Maas,  M+R Infosysteme,  D-52070 Aachen,  Tel +49-241-93878-0
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