use str as variable name

Bruno Desthuilliers bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr
Fri Sep 5 21:16:36 CEST 2008


Marco Bizzarri a écrit :
> On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 10:47 AM, Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:
> 
>> (...as Bruno implies, setattr(), len() et al can be and should be viewed as
>> generic functions.
> 
> Just a question: "generic functions" are not meant in the sense of
> "generic functions" of CLOS, am I right?

Nope. Just "generic" in the sense that they accept any object 
implementing a very minimal interface.

If you want something like CLOS multimethods, you may be interested in 
Philip Eby's ruledispatch.




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