__init__ is the initialiser

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Sun Feb 2 02:28:38 CET 2014

On Sun, 02 Feb 2014 07:09:14 +1100, Tim Delaney wrote:

> 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.



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