Functions vs OOP

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sun Sep 4 03:51:37 CEST 2011


On 9/3/2011 5:34 PM, William Gill wrote:
> On 9/3/2011 3:15 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:
>>> William Gill wrote:
>>>
>>>> During some recent research, and re-familiarization with Python, I came
>>>> across documentation
>>
>> Ours, or someone else's?
>
> Python.
>
>>
>> Since in Python, everything is an object, that would mean that every
>> function has to be a method, which would mean creating classes just to
>> have a class to attach functions to. How awful.
>
> Exactly why I asked, but I realize the the mistake was mine. I think
> they were talking about "functional programming" not "using functions in
> an OO program."

It is possible that our doc was less than crystal clear. We are 
constantly improving it where we can see fixable faults. If you run 
across whatever it was and it still seems a bit muddy, post something again.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy




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