Confessions of a Python fanboy

Carsten Haese carsten.haese at
Thu Jul 30 13:42:30 EDT 2009

r wrote:
> Of course in python you would do...
>   vector.reverse --> in-place
>   vector.reversed --> in-place

You do know that only one of those works in-place, right?

> The above example works pretty good, but this doesn't always "sound"
> good. Take for example this...
>   point3d.offset --> return a new pt
>   point3d.offseted --> What did you say!?!?!
> Now try Ruby's way
>   point3d.offset!
>   point3d.offset
> a symbol works better for these things

Or you could use a better verb:

point3d.move -> modifies in place
point3d.moved -> returns a new point


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