is python Object oriented??

Bruno Desthuilliers bruno.42.desthuilliers at websiteburo.invalid
Wed Feb 4 10:14:30 CET 2009

Russ P. a écrit :
> On Feb 3, 4:14 pm, "Rhodri James" <rho... at> wrote:
>> On Tue, 03 Feb 2009 05:37:57 -0000, Russ P. <Russ.Paie... at> wrote:
>>> If a library developer releases the source code of a library, any user
>>> can trivially "defeat" the access restrictions. But if a team of
>>> developers is checking in code for a project, the leader(s) of the
>>> project can insist that the access restrictions be respected to
>>> simplify the management of interfaces. The larger the team, the more
>>> useful that can be. That's why Java, C++, Ada, Scala, and other
>>> languages have a "private" keyword.
>> Indeed he can.  He can even do that in Python; it just requires a little
>> self-discipline from the team, or a validation script on the code
>> repository if he really doesn't trust them.  Not only can this be done
>> without forcing the rest of the world to play, it makes things a little
>> less daunting when those nice clean interfaces turn out to be
>> incomplete/too slow/not what you thought.
> This has already been refuted several times on this thread alone,


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