Simple questions on use of objects (probably faq)
brian at rkspeed-rugby.dk
Thu Mar 9 13:23:22 CET 2006
Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVETHIScyber.com.au> writes:
> Can you explain more carefully what you are trying to do? If you want the
> square of the maximum value, just do this:
I want to get the value of another attribute of the instance with
I know I could do it like you suggest for the case with x*x, but the
other attribute does not depend on x.
> [The above paragraph is always true, except for the exceptions when it is
> not true. You will know when you need id(). If you only *think* you need
> id(), you don't need it.]
> algorithm relies on object X knowing that it is the 5th item of list L,
> then you must either store that information yourself somewhere, and
> maintain it, or you must change your algorithm.
OK, I think this is the answer I was looking for.
Brian (remove the sport for mail)
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