How do I chain methods?

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Oct 25 01:59:05 CEST 2010


On 10/24/2010 7:39 PM, James Mills wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 9:21 AM, chad <cdalten at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I just saw this technique used in python script that was/is used to
>> automatically log them in myspace.com. Hence the question.
> 
> Function/Method Chaining is probably used a lot in Python itself:
> 
>>>> x = 4
>>>> x.__add__(1).__sub__(3)
> 2
> 
> The implementation of many common operators return self (the object
> you're working with).
> 
You surely aren't trying to suggest that (4).__add__(1) returns 4?

regards
 Steve
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