len()

Pat Pat at junk.net
Sun Feb 8 13:54:13 CET 2009


Terry Reedy wrote:
> Pat wrote:
>> Andreas Waldenburger wrote:
>>> On Sat, 31 Jan 2009 13:27:02 -0500 Pat <Pat at junk.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Tobiah wrote:
>>>>> Just out of curiosity, why was len() made to
>>>>> be it's own function?  I often find myself
>>>>> typing things like my_list.len before I
>>>>> catch myself.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>> Toby
>>>> I'm surprised that no one responded to that question.
>>>>
>>> Huh? Gabriel Genellina replied about 46 minutes after it was posted.
>>> Might it be that your newsserver is a bit laggy?
>>>
>>> regards
>>> /W
>>>
>>
>> Might be laggy.  Who knows.
>>
>> Why didn't you answer the len() question?
> 
> I didn't respond because it has been asked and answered before, so the 
> answer can be found in the google archives or even maybe the FAQ.

Yes, you did respond.  Aren't you the one who wrote "Might be laggy"?

If you didn't feel like answering the question, why did you add an 
utterly worthless post?




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