Encapsulation, inheritance and polymorphism
Lipska the Kat
lipska at lipskathekat.com
Tue Jul 17 20:36:00 CEST 2012
On 17/07/12 19:18, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> On 17/07/2012 18:29, Ethan Furman wrote:
>> Terry Reedy wrote:
>>> On 7/17/2012 10:23 AM, Lipska the Kat wrote:
>>>> Well 'type-bondage' is a strange way of thinking about compile time
>>>> checking and making code easier to read (and therefor debug
>>> 'type-bondage' is the requirement to restrict function inputs and
>>> output to one declared type, where the type declaration mechanisms are
>>> usually quite limited.
>>> >>> def max(a, b):
>>> if a <= b: return a
>>> return b
>> Surely you meant 'if a >= b: . . .'
>> No worries, I'm sure your unittests would have caught it. ;)
> Wouldn't the compiler have caught it before the unittests? :-)
Not unless the compiler could read your mind!
The syntax looks fine it's the semantics that are suspect. Wrong is a
word that I try not to use as it tends to upset people, let's call them
"differently right" ;-)
BTW having more than one return statement in a block is a little thing I
know but it drives me nuts ... another "Pythonic" thing I'll have to get
used to I suppose.
Lipska the Kat: Troll hunter, Sandbox destroyer
and Farscape dreamer of Aeryn Sun.
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