Trying to understand Python objects

Aahz aahz at
Thu Nov 23 16:21:27 CET 2006

In article <1164206156.302934.183510 at>,
walterbyrd <walterbyrd at> wrote:
>Is there some book, or other reference, that explains of this? I was
>thinking about "Python for Dummies." The "Think like a Computer
>Scientist" book, and "Dive into Python" book don't seem to explain
>Python's object model clearly enough for me.

Speaking as the co-author of _Python for Dummies_, we certainly tried to
make much of this clear, but I haven't seen any reviews yet (partly our
fault for not getting out review copies).
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

"In many ways, it's a dull language, borrowing solid old concepts from
many other languages & styles:  boring syntax, unsurprising semantics,
few automatic coercions, etc etc.  But that's one of the things I like
about it."  --Tim Peters on Python, 16 Sep 1993

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