why cannot assign to function call
tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Jan 6 05:45:10 CET 2009
Aaron Brady wrote:
> Containers are funny in Python in that 'a in a' can be true.
> It can't in real containers.
Guido uses 'container' in the Ref Manual because such 'contain'
references (of an undefined nature). Thinking more abstractly, I use
'collection', rather that 'container' and think of the object as a
'roster' -- like for the members of a club. A bibliography of
bibliographies could list itself but would only metaphorically 'contain'
itself. An association of associations could conceivably be a member of
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