What is not objects in Python?

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Tue Sep 30 01:26:25 CEST 2008

On Mon, 29 Sep 2008 05:41:02 -0700, George Sakkis wrote:

> For example I would be much less
> opposed to len() being defined as, say, |x| if "|...|" was a valid
> operator.

Arghh! No!!! |x| should be abs(x), not len(x). Just ask mathematicians 
and physicists.


Actually there's a serious point there. There aren't that many 
unambiguous operators that are available on a standard keyboard that 
(nearly) everyone can agree on.


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