Encapsulation, inheritance and polymorphism

Lipska the Kat lipska at lipskathekat.com
Tue Jul 17 13:24:52 CEST 2012

On 17/07/12 11:03, Devin Jeanpierre wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 4:45 AM, Lipska the Kat<lipska at lipskathekat.com>  wrote:
>> Is Python truly OO or is it just one way to use the language. I see some
>> documentation relating to classes but nothing on instantiation .. in fact
>> the documentation appears to say that classes are used in a static way e.g
>> ClassName.method(), and command line scripting is really outside the scope
>> of other OO languages I have experienced.
> It doesn't look like you're reading the section on classes:
> http://docs.python.org/tutorial/classes.html

Thanks, I wasn't, there is too much to do and not enough time to do it.
So now I just need to chill out a bit and get into 'documentation 
reading mode' again

> Polymorphism is "duck typed" --

Yes, I've been reading the wikipedia entry on this ... this type of 
polymorphism is not familiar to me ... I come from a Java background. 
more reading I guess.


> -- Devin

Thanks for your time and I'll try to do a bit better with the reading 
thing before asking more questions... not sure about this obsession with 
code indentation though :-|

Lipska the Kat: Troll hunter, Sandbox destroyer
and Farscape dreamer of Aeryn Sun.

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