Encapsulation, inheritance and polymorphism

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Jul 17 21:33:24 CEST 2012


On 17/07/2012 19:43, Ethan Furman wrote:
> 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
>>>>> type
>>>>> 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.  ;)
>>>
>>> ~Ethan~
>>
>> Wouldn't the compiler have caught it before the unittests? :-)
>
> Silly me, the word processor would have caught it!
>
> ~Ethan~

+1 laugh of the week

-- 
Cheers.

Mark Lawrence.






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