How modules work in Python
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Mon Nov 17 02:23:35 CET 2014
Abdul Abdul <abdul.sw84 at gmail.com> writes:
> Thanks for your nice explanation. For your answer on one of my
(Please use “interleaved” posting style, for showing quoted material and
your responses <URL:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posting_style#Interleaved_style>.)
> * Modules don't have methods. open is an ordinary function in the module.*
> Isn't "method" and "function" used interchangeably?
No (or more accurately: if someone does use those interchangeably,
they're not correctly describing Python).
A method is always a function, but a function is not always a method.
A method is a function bound to a specific object instance.
\ “As soon as we abandon our own reason, and are content to rely |
`\ upon authority, there is no end to our troubles.” —Bertrand |
_o__) Russell, _Unpopular Essays_, 1950 |
More information about the Python-list