How can i call array_length to get the length of array object?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Jun 25 22:20:58 CEST 2012

On 6/25/2012 8:54 AM, Mark Lawrence wrote:
> On 25/06/2012 02:17, Ben Finney wrote:
>> Mark Lawrence<breamoreboy at>  writes:
>>> On 24/06/2012 09:15, gmspro wrote:
>>>> Why __len__() where the original name if array_length? Why is method
>>>> names like __NAME__ ?
>> These are questions answered by getting a thorough grounding in the
>> fundamentals of Python. Please follow the Python tutorial
>> <URL:>, from beginning to end, to learn
>> about the basics like this.
>>> Why are you too bloody lazy to do any research before you post
>>> questions?
>> I understand your frustration in this case, but there's no call for such
>> vitriol. Please keep it off this forum.
>  From - "Bitterly abusive
> feeling or expression."  I do not believe that my comment above deserves
> the term vitriol.

I saw it more as sarcasm and an expression of frustration.

Terry Jan Reedy

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