What is not objects in Python?

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Tue Sep 30 06:41:57 CEST 2008


In article <mailman.1716.1222747204.3487.python-list at python.org>,
 Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:

> It should be both, just as + is addition for numbers and concatenation 
> for sequences. 

Actually, the math folks would argue that using + for concatenation is 
wrong, since by normal math rules, + denotes a commutative operation.

Of course, the math folks think that i^2 = -1, so what do they know?  All 
right-thinking people know that j^2 = -1.



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