A Python 3000 Question

brad byte8bits at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 13:56:02 CET 2007


Eduardo O. Padoan wrote:

> This is a FAQ:
> http://effbot.org/pyfaq/why-does-python-use-methods-for-some-functionality-e-g-list-index-but-functions-for-other-e-g-len-list.htm

Thanks to all for the feedback. I'm no language designer. I just see and 
hear these criticisms and I wanted to think through it a bit by posting 
here. I now better understand generic functions and why they are used in 
some cases.



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