What is not objects in Python?

Steven D'Aprano steven at REMOVE.THIS.cybersource.com.au
Tue Sep 30 08:07:45 CEST 2008


On Mon, 29 Sep 2008 21:03:07 -0700, namekuseijin wrote:

>> Why isn't len implemented as a str.len and list.len method instead of a
>> len(list) function?
> 
> Because postfix notation sucks.  The natural way of spelling is
> adjective+noun and verb+predicate.

"Natural"?

You mean phrases like "heir apparent" and "worst choice imaginable" are 
unnatural? To say nothing of languages like Spanish, Albanian, Italian, 
Cornish, Vietnamese, Hebrew... 



-- 
Steven



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