A Python 3000 Question

Thomas Wittek mail at gedankenkonstrukt.de
Tue Oct 30 09:06:42 CET 2007


Bjoern Schliessmann:
> Is there any particular reason why it should be a method?
> 
> [..]
> 
> To make a long story short: Most methods do specific things with
> objects; but len is a common function to get a simple property of
> an object.

You said it. IMHO it really could be a *property*, say `object.len`.
It doesn't do something on the object, but rather gives some information
about its "state".

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