Not fully OO ?

Kay Schluehr kay.schluehr at gmx.net
Sat Sep 20 16:26:57 CEST 2008


On 20 Sep., 12:14, Fredrik Lundh <fred... at pythonware.com> wrote:
> Kay Schluehr wrote:
> > Answer: if you want to define an entity it has to be defined inside a
> > class. If you want to access an entity you have to use the dot
> > operator. Therefore Java is OO but Python is not.
>
> you're satirising the quoted author's cargo-cultish view of object
> orientation, right?
>
> </F>

I wonder if the OO fetish hasn't already lost much of its magic
powers. What are the most powerful fetishes these days? A year ago I
would have suspected "purely functional" but I'm not sure it has
really caught on.



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