__init__ is the initialiser

Tim Delaney timothy.c.delaney at gmail.com
Sat Feb 1 21:09:14 CET 2014


On 1 February 2014 23:28, Ned Batchelder <ned at nedbatchelder.com> wrote:
>
> You are looking at things from an accurate-down-to-the-last-footnote
> detailed point of view (and have provided some footnotes!).  That's a very
> valuable and important point of view.  It's just not how most programmers
> approach the language.
>

This is the *language reference* that is being discussed. It documents the
intended semantics of the language. We most certainly should strive to
ensure that it is accurate-down-to-the-last-footnote - any difference
between the reference documentation and the implementation is a bug in
either the documentation or the implementation.

Tim Delaney
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