interactive help on the base object

Roy Smith roy at
Tue Dec 10 06:31:15 CET 2013

In article <5f7e3e2f-2f86-4a2b-bea5-6e70b6fc2f69 at>,
 rusi <rustompmody at> wrote:

> On Tuesday, December 10, 2013 10:40:27 AM UTC+5:30, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> > By the way, I'm curious. Why are discussions about object oriented coding 
> > off-topic to Python? This is not a rhetorical question.
> Well OOP on the python list is certainly on topic.
> Interminable discussions about why redrawing the inheritance arrows
> the other way round will save the world is OT (for me!)

What about whether the arrows should have solid heads, open heads, 
barbed heads, double-barbed heads, or circles (filled or open)?  Surely 
you can't expect people to write decent programs when they can't even 
draw the right kind of arrowhead?

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